The Parable of the Unjust Steward


Luke 16:1-13


Parables helped Jesus convey teachings.

He taught the Apostles to be clever.


Saint Josemaria Escriva wrote,

“What zeal people put into their earthly

Affairs…When you and I put the same zeal

Into the affairs of our souls, we will

Have a living and working faith.  And there

Will be no obstacle that we cannot

Overcome in our apostolic works.


The Navarre Bible notes are instructive.

“at all times, in little things and big things,

In wealth or poverty our focus should

Be on God.”  Christ said “And I tell you,”

God alone is the source of every good.


Patrick McCaskey


Patrick McCaskey is a Vice President and Director of the Chicago Bears, Chair of Sports Faith International, and Chair of WSFI Catholic Radio 88.5, as well as poet and the author of our Sports and Faith Series.  The Sports and Faith Series include stories of athletes and others who live exemplary lives like George “Papa Bear” Halas, Pat’s grandfather. Surprising, inspiring, and all very human, Patrick McCaskey’s Poems About the Gospel is his first book of poems. Readers can find a few words of encouragement in each poem. Poems About the Gospel is available from Sporting Chance PressAmazon and select bookstores like the Little Way in Crystal Lake.



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Image: The Last Judgment; The Virgin and Child with a Bishop-Saint and Saint Peter Martyr; The Crucifixion; The Glorification of Saint Thomas Aquinas; The Nativity Artist: Master of the Dominican Effigies (Italian, active Florence, ca. 1325–ca. 1355) Date: ca. 1325 Robert Lehman Collection, The MET, Public Domain.