On Pilgrimage with Saint Benedict (Part 2) – Red Letter Christians: “A Monsignor, an Anglican priest, and a Baptist preacher walk into a church, ” Fr. Martin says. “Now, where’s this story going to take us?” The Old Testament text is Nathan’s confrontation of King David in his sin; the Gospel is the story of Mary Magdalene washing the feet of Jesus. “The one who has been forgiven much loves much.” From disparate traditions, Benedict has brought us together to read these stories with our lives. We are sinners; we are forgiven. Getting this truth into our bones is how we grow in the way of love.