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Meditations on the Mass


Links to the Mass Readings for the Day *

Friday,
October 12

Friday of the Twenty-seventh Week in Ordinary Time

Saturday,
October 13

Saturday of the Twenty-seventh Week in Ordinary Time

Sunday,
October 14

Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

As Jesus was setting out on a journey, a man ran up,
knelt down before him, and asked him,
"Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?"
Jesus answered him, "Why do you call me good?
No one is good but God alone.
You know the commandments: You shall not kill;
you shall not commit adultery;
you shall not steal;
you shall not bear false witness;
you shall not defraud;
honor your father and your mother."
He replied and said to him,
"Teacher, all of these I have observed from my youth."
Jesus, looking at him, loved him and said to him,
"You are lacking in one thing.
Go, sell what you have, and give to the poor
and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me."
At that statement his face fell,
and he went away sad, for he had many possessions.

Jesus looked around and said to his disciples,
"How hard it is for those who have wealth
to enter the kingdom of God!"
The disciples were amazed at his words.
So Jesus again said to them in reply,
"Children, how hard it is to enter the kingdom of God!
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle
than for one who is rich to enter the kingdom of God."
They were exceedingly astonished and said among themselves,
"Then who can be saved?"
Jesus looked at them and said,
"For human beings it is impossible, but not for God.
All things are possible for God."

Mark 10:17-27
Monday,
October 15

Memorial of Saint Teresa of Jesus,
Virgin and Doctor of the Church


Tuesday,
October 16

Tuesday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time

Wednesday,
October 17

Memorial of Saint Ignatius of Antioch, Bishop and Martyr

Thursday,
October 18

Feast of Saint Luke, evangelist

Friday,
October 19

Memorial of Saints John de Br├ębeuf and Isaac Jogues,
Priests, and Companions, Martyrs


Saturday,
October 20

Saturday of the Twenty-eighth Week in Ordinary Time

Sunday,
October 21

Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to Jesus and said to him,
"Teacher, we want you to do for us whatever we ask of you."
He replied, "What do you wish me to do for you?"
They answered him, "Grant that in your glory
we may sit one at your right and the other at your left."
Jesus said to them, "You do not know what you are asking.
Can you drink the cup that I drink
or be baptized with the baptism with which I am baptized?"
They said to him, "We can."
Jesus said to them, "The cup that I drink, you will drink,
and with the baptism with which I am baptized, you will be baptized;
but to sit at my right or at my left is not mine to give
but is for those for whom it has been prepared."
When the ten heard this, they became indignant at James and John.
Jesus summoned them and said to them,
"You know that those who are recognized as rulers over the Gentiles
lord it over them,
and their great ones make their authority over them felt.
But it shall not be so among you.
Rather, whoever wishes to be great among you will be your servant;
whoever wishes to be first among you will be the slave of all.
For the Son of Man did not come to be served
but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many."

Mark 10:35-45
Monday,
October 22

Monday of the Twenty-ninth Week in Ordinary Time


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