The received mission

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1 Cor 9:16-19.22-23

Reading corresponding to the memorial of St Francis Xavier

”In fact, preaching the gospel gives me nothing to boast of, for I am under compulsion and I should be in trouble if I failed to do it. If I did it on my own initiative I would deserve a reward; but if I do it under compulsion I am simply accepting a task entrusted to me. What reward do I have, then? Read More