World Day for Grandparents

Last year, I joined local Caritas workers in paying a home visit to a 98-year-old woman who startled me by saying, “Father, I don’t know what cardinal sin I have committed that makes God let me live so long.”

People all around the world wish themselves longevity, but why did this elderly woman express such a gloomy thought?

Her statement also made me question whether those who live long are receiving a blessing or a punishment from God.

Source: UCANews

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