“They showed us unusual kindness…”

Homily for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2020

Fr. Don Rooney

Hospitality is where it all begins, isn’t it? Three strangers suddenly come to Abraham and Sarah’s house, at this point very advanced in years. Abraham immediately greets them and makes them feel welcome, and they prepare a meal for the visitors. By this hospitality the fulfillment of the already-promised descendants and lands is made known, as one of the three informs Sarah she will have a child within a year’s time, because nothing is too marvelous for the LORD to do… (Click here for full text)