February 16, 2020

A12: The Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany, Year A (2020)

Michael Renninger

Perhaps you’re familiar with that scene from The Princess Bride, where the impressive priest begins the wedding ceremony by saying, “Mawage. Mawage is what bwings us togever today. And wove…twue wove…will follow wherever you go.” Michael Renninger, pastor of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Richmond, Virginia, preaches on a portion of the Sermon on the Mount from Matthew 5:21-37, noting that “wove…twue wove” is what the princess bride’s servant boy, Westley, was talking about when he said, “As you wish.” Suppose we could learn to love Jesus enough to answer his every request by saying, “As you wish”?

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