The liturgy for this Sunday seeks to impress upon us the true notion of Christian humility, which consists in attributing to the grace of the Holy Ghost whatever sanctity we may have attained.
Sunday Masses for August 9th will be at 7:00 a.m. (low) and 9:00 a.m. (sung).
Today's liturgy lays stress on the terrible punishments which will one day be inflicted on those who have denied Christ. They will all perish and not one of them will enter the kingdom of heaven.
“What shall I do because my Lord taketh away from me the stewardship? To dig I am not able, to beg I am ashamed. I know what I will do, that when I shall be removed from the stewardship, they may receive me into their houses...
The number which is borne by this Sunday (the seventh after Pentecost), suggests that it is this gift of wisdom that is the object of today's liturgy.