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What’s the cost of discipleship?

La Horquetta parish priest Fr Dwight Merrick reflects on the meaning of missionary discipleship. October was declared by Pope Francis the Church’s Extraordinary Missionary Month.

Thirty years ago, I took a pamphlet from a Jehovah’s Witness trying not to offend them. I tried to read it at home and was immediately stopped. A voice in my head asked me how I could make time for this pamphlet when I had not made time for the books I bought with my own money and wanted to read?

That was the last time I took such a pamphlet. Life today is simple—not easy but simple. If it is not going to help me become like Jesus, it is not worthy of my time or effort.

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