Word To Life:
October 14, Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Cycle B. Readings:
1) Wisdom 7:7-11
2) Hebrews 4:12-13
Gospel) Mark 10:17-30
The young major leaguer was pitching in a critical game of a championship series. Although he faced some of the greatest hitters in baseball, he exhibited incredible calmness on the mound.
These readings are not the favorites of those who want to persuade you that simply believing will bring you to eternal life.
St. Lawrence was a third-century deacon and martyr who was charged with the ministry of assistance to the poor and needy andserved under Pope Sixtus II during a period of great persecution. As the pontiff was led away to his execution, he comforted the grieving Lawrence with the assurance that soon he, too, would be joining him in glory.