Sunday Scripture Reading: Oct. 11, Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Cycle B. Readings:
1) Wisdom 7:7-11
2) Hebrews 4:12-13
Gospel) Mark 10:17-30 or Mark 10:17-27
By Jean Denton, Catholic News Service | October 9, 2015
Throughout the 15 years I’ve been visiting a rural community in Haiti with my parish twinning program, I’ve witnessed among the people a fundamental awareness that everything and anything they have is a gift from God.
They are so poor that they take nothing for granted other than that it’s granted by God. Whatever it is — the day’s portion of rice, their house, a child, a pretty singing voice, a day without sickness — they believe it came straight from the Father’s generosity.