When Jesus taught his disciples the Our Father, he elaborated on only one of the petitions—the one on forgiveness: “If you forgive others their transgressions, your heavenly Father will forgive you. But if you do not forgive others, neither will your Father forgive your transgressions” (Matthew 6:14-15).
The following example of forgiveness so moved me some years ago, when I was a parish priest, that I recorded it in my journal. I share it...
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