Isaiah 56: 1, 6-7
Isaiah, the great prophet of Israel, foresees a day of salvation for all people, Jews and foreigners alike. 

Romans 11:13-15, 29-32
Paul, defender of the faith in Israel, is now the “apostle of the Gentiles”.  He looks forward to the day of unity. 

Matthew 15: 21-28
The faith of a pagan woman opens up the mission of Jesus to the world.