In Matthew 19, a young man has an encounter with Christ. Fr. Pat looks at three qualities of that encounter.
In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
In the scene to which we’ve been listening these past few minutes, beloved of the Lord, Jesus meets a man who approaches him. This young man himself took the initiative. He is described as a neaniskos, which means a young man. That is said twice, neaniskos, as though to stress that he is an immature person, not fully grown.
The emphasis on the story lies on…