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Heavenly hilarity


As I was reading over the Sunday Gospel from St. Luke, these verses jumped out at me. Check them out:

“I tell you, in just the same way
there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents
than over ninety-nine righteous people
who have no need of repentance.

“In just the same way, I tell you,
there will be rejoicing among the angels of God
over one sinner who repents.”

“But now we must celebrate and rejoice,
because your brother was dead and has come to life again;
he was lost and has been found.’”

The common thread here is that Heaven goes nuts whenever we repent. There is rejoicing and celebration every time one of us here below asks for forgiveness for our sins.  For me it made me consider, how often do I actually do this? How many acts of contrition do I make?…

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