30th Sunday of the Year. (A)

First Reading – Exodus 22:20-26.

God tells the people of Israel that there must be no discrimination against or exploitation of the weakest members of society.

Second Reading – 1 Thessalonians 1:5-10.

Paul encourages the people of Thessalonika by telling them that their lives of faith have become known throughout the world.

Gospel Reading – Matthew 22:34-40.

Jesus tells us that the whole of religion can be summed up in the two great commandments of love.