Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

[excerpted from the January/February 2017 issue; by Sr. Dianne Bergant, CSA]

The gospel instruction for today continues Jesus’ reinterpretation of the law. His pattern of speech testifies to this reinterpretation: “You have heard that it was said. . . . But I say to you. . . .” Today’s teaching focuses on our attitude toward other people.