Wisdom 9: 13-18
We are called to open our minds to God’s gift of Wisdom if we want to learn the truth of God’s intentions.

Philemon 9-10. 12-17
From prison, Paul seeks to restore Onesimus to Philemon, no longer seen as the world see him – as a slave – but as a dear brother.

Luke 14: 25-33
People crowd round to learn from Jesus.  But he cautions them: to be a real disciple of his is costly.