“Jesus said to his disciples: ‘Take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that people may see them; otherwise, you will have no recompense from your heavenly Father.
When you give alms, do not blow a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets to win the praise of others. Amen, I say to you they have received their reward. But when you give alms, do not let your left hand know what your right is doing, so that your almsgiving may be secret. And your Father who sees in secret will repay you.”
To whom do you feel yourself called to give alms of time, talent or treasure?
Concretely, how can you hold yourself accountable to do that?
Ask for the grace to be faithful to your almsgiving.
Heritage word—As we partake of the divine energy, God’s love flows through us and becomes acts of compassion, friendship and solidarity.”
(Sr. Mary Kristin, 10th Superior General of the Sisters of Notre Dame)