Pentecost Sunday

Christ’s lesson of the Good Samaritan was initially meant to answer the question, “Who is my neighbor?” But it teaches us about the work of the Holy Spirit in two ways. In the story, it was not the most pious and religious figures who are as generous as God, but the ones we expect to be most ignorant who lend a hand. In other words, it was not the righteous community but the outsiders who did the right thing. Isn’t it ironic? I attribute this goodness to the work of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit perseveres and instructs outsiders and teaches the love of God. 

Read this week’s issue of Parish: ‘The Thought’