“Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive? Jesus answered: I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times.” Matthew 18:21-35.
“If today you hear his voice, harden not your hearts.” Psalm 95
“For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.” Matt 16:21-27.
“Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How inscrutable are his judgments and how unsearchable his ways!” Romans 11:33-36.
“Then Jesus said to her in reply, ‘O woman, great is your faith! Let it be done for you as you wish.” Matt 15:21-28.
“Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid.” Matt. 14:22-23.
Father Donal Godfrey of the University of San Francisco is a gifted preacher and campus minister, and someone whose preaching has inspired me. Almost twenty years ago, I met Donal when he provided assistance for the Sunday Masses at Saint Monica’s in Moraga.