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28th Sunday In Ordinary Time - Year A

Who you ate with in Jesus’ time was very important – it reflected your own status. To share table with people who were regarded as ‘lesser’ by nature of their lifestyle or illness was seen to lessen the status of other partic-ipants. Sharing table was as much a political action as it was a social one. This week’s gospel is an important one for understanding Jesus’ message of an inclusive kingdom. The king invites all the ‘right’ people to attend his son’s wedding banquet but they shame him by refusing his invitation and murdering his messengers...

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