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28th SUNDAY (B) October 10, 2021

Isaiah 53: 10-11; Psalm 33; Hebrews 4: 14-16; Mark 10: 35-45

Jude Siciliano, OP

 

From today’s Gospel reading:


Jesus said to his disciples,
“Whoever wishes to be great among you,
will be your servant;
whoever wishes to be the first among you
will be the slave of all.”


Reflection:


Being a disciple is not about power and prestige. It’s not about the first places at table. It’s about following Jesus’ path of service, even if it means suffering and death. That’s a difficult teaching, no wonder the disciples were deaf to it. In the Lord’s Prayer we ask for “daily bread,” to sustain us in our life of service in Jesus’ name.

 

So, we ask ourselves: 

  • In what way does following Jesus require me to be a servant?

  • Where do I receive strength for that role?

Click here for a link to this Sunday’s readings:

https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/101721.cfm

 


 

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