On cyber Monday when many of us, including myself will get online and shop like crazy, the gospel for today is the widow's mite.
Perhaps as we are serving the web we think about the old concept of the tithe and before we get offline today we stop by our favorite charity seriously donating 10% of what we're spending on Christmas to the poor.
As a Global Fellow for Catholic Relief Services, I have to put in a plug for them. And of course many local churches, like St. Patrick's have online giving available.
You need to be careful. Watch out for the scammers never clicking links in email by go directly to the websites of charities you know.
This year they said Black Friday set new records for spending, would that we could say the same for charitable giving.