Daily homily thoughts, 10/10

Today Paul writes what he said to Cephas: “If you, though a Jew, are living like a Gentile and not like a Jew, how can you compel the Gentiles to live like Jews?” We might re-write this question today: “If you, though a Catholic, are living like a worldly person and not like a Catholic, how can you compel the worldly people to live as Catholics?”