“You have heard that it was said,
An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.
But I say to you, offer no resistance to one who is evil.
When someone strikes you on your right cheek,
turn the other one to him as well.” (Matthew 5:38-42)
Yesterday, we heard these words read from the Gospel of Matthew. Here is an audio version of the homily I delivered on the reading at a Communion Service held at St. Pius X in Indianapolis yesterday: