At that time, Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. And there was a man named Zacchaios; he was a chief collector, and rich. And he sought to see who Jesus was, but could not, on account of the crowd, because he was small of stature. So he ran on ahead and climbed up into a sycamore tree to see him, for he was to pass that way. And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up and said to him, "Zacchaios, make haste and come down; for I must stay at your house today." So he made haste and came down, and received him joyfully. And when they saw it they all murmured, "He has gone in to be the guest of a man who is a sinner." And Zacchaios stood and said to the Lord, "Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor; and if I have defrauded any one of anything, I restore it fourfold." And Jesus said to him, "Today salvation has come to this house, since he also is a son of Abraham. For the Son of man came to seek and to save the lost
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I also listened to a sermon by Fr Patrick Reardon who preached on the same passage. I plan on sharing some of his points and insights into the text as well. Here is that sermon.
So, since I will be praying/looking into that text again and putting it on my notes that I am taking with me to the prayer breakfast, I won't be typing anything about the Gospel Reading here today.
Keep me in prayer this morning as I share the Gospel.