Among the many themes emphasized in the Gospel of Matthew, none are more ominous than the admonitions given to those who would teach. It is the teachers of the people who must protect what is sacred; it is the teachers, above all others, who must not judge; it is the teachers who are responsible for the wellbeing of the flock; and, in Matthew 9, it is these teachers, entrusted with knowledge and the duty to share it, who have abandoned the people, as sheep without a shepherd. “Therefore,” Jesus warns, “beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into his harvest.” (Matthew 9:38)
Richard and Fr. Marc discuss Matthew 9:36-38.
This week’s episode is dedicated in loving memory of Daniel del Castillo, a man of duty, who served his country faithfully. May his memory and the legacy of his efforts for the sake of the common good be eternal.
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