Some members of the Parish Finance committee regarded themselves as sophisticated, knowledgeable and connoisseurs of good wine. “Do you ever feel guilty about your success and your wealth?” Maureen asked Andrew. He smiled and said, “I do sometimes but there are times when we do get a bit of help from the Bible. Like when Jesus showed he also had a good taste in wine! You know that I do contribute where I can.”
No one puts new wine into old wineskins, if he does the new wine will burst the skins and be spilled and the skins will be destroyed. New wine must be put into fresh wineskins. And no one after drinking old wine desires new, for he says, “the old is good.” Luke 5:33-39.
Pope Francis: Prayer for the Care of Creation 6. Enlighten those who possess power and money that they may avoid the sin of indifference, that they may love the common good, advance the weak, and care for this world in which we live.