Wednesday of the 14th Week in Ordinary Time/ July 7, 2021
Gospel: Matthew 10:1-7
Friends, in today’s Gospel Jesus summoned His Twelve apostles and gave them authority over unclean spirits to drive them out and to cure every disease and every illness. He then sent them out after instructing them to go to the lost sheep of the house of Israel and proclaim that the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
Since Jesus knew that the Harvest is abundant but the workers are few, He personally chose His Twelve apostles and gave them His authority, that is the authority to cure diseases and to drive out demons. This authority gives the apostles a share in Jesus’ missionary works. Moreover, this authority also gives them an understanding how the Lord works in His vineyard, that He never works alone.
For us today, we have given the same…
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