Let us be of one mind, faithful all to one another, all of us, during this wandering, sighing with desire for a single homeland, and fervent in love. Let no one envy or scorn in another a gift of God that he does not possess. In spiritual goods, consider yours what you love in your brother; let him consider his what he loves in you. (Sermon 205, 2; PL 38, 1040)

Rev. Joseph A. Komonchak, professor emeritus of the School of Theology and Religious Studies at the Catholic University of America, is a retired priest of the Archdiocese of New York.

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