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(From Philippine Daily Inquirer)
Byline: Fr. Jerry M. Orbos, SVD
THE STORY is told about a young priest who kept pounding on his parishioners the value of unity and family. He often stressed that it is our church, our choir, our outreach, our parish hall, etc. etc. Imagine his embarrassment when one morning, while having coffee with his visiting bishop, the cook came out from nowhere and exclaimed, "Father, I saw a big mouse in our room, and it hid under our bed!"
In today's Gospel (Lk. 11, 1-13), Jesus teaches us to call God as our Father. By telling us to call God "Father," Jesus is telling us who we are-brothers and sisters! We are sons and daughters of the Father in the Son. Wow! What a privilege! If only we realized the …