Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time July 9th, 2017

Come To Me, Take My Yoke, Learn From Me!As we move into the Liturgical Season called “Ordinary Time,” we focus on the teachings of Jesus, especially his instructions on discipleship which we find in the Gospel of Matthew.He points out that “wisdom” does not always come from the smartest or most educated. He lifts up the simple clarity of the young and innocent, to whom the wisdom of God is often revealed.Who are we to follow and what are we to do? He calls us to follow Him, who has been hand-ed over all things from the Father. He has a task, a mission for us, and expects us to take it up. He will not leave us alone, however. He is there to help carry the burden. With this message he assures us: “Come to me, all you who are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am meek and humble of heart, and you will find rest for yourselves. For my yoke is easy,