Sinners wanted

One of the privileges of helping with RCIA is seeing the joy of people coming into the Church.  For most of us (I'm one myself), it's hard.  Or it takes a long time.  Sometimes both. 

One thing that makes it hard?  Opinions about who should be part of the Church.  Some people have strong opinions about who belongs and who doesn't.  Opinions that all too often have no connection to the teachings of the Church.  Or to Jesus. 

And that's what today's Gospel (Matthew) is all about.  That's what Jesus' call to Matthew is all about. 

You want to know who should be in the Church?  Today's Gospel nails it.  I can't say it better than Jesus says it Himself, here's the link - Today's Gospel