Reflections of Faith
Read and be inspired by a reflection based on today's Gospel made by members of the Verbum Dei Family in Manila.
August 12, 2019 – Monday
Gospel: Matthew 17:22-27
“Will your master not pay the
As required by law, even Jesus was concerned about paying His taxes. This illustrates us that paying taxes is part of our responsibility as good citizens. We are concerned with how our environment is being respected and kept clean, we participate in making elections clean and vote according to our conscience.
Good Christians fulfill their obligations at work, to one’s family and neighbor, to one’s country -- for the common good. We are conscious of social justice and dignity of life. By doing so, we commit to work and strive to protect God’s creations, fulfilling His plan here on earth.