Sunday, October 4, 2009

Sunday Reading

Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading: Gen 2:18-24

Yahweh God said, “It is not good for Man to be alone; I will
give him a helper who will be like him.” Then Yahweh God formed
from the earth all the beasts of the field and all the birds of the
air and brought them to Man to see what he would call them; and
whatever Man called every living creature, that was its name.

So Man gave names to all the cattle, the birds of the air and
to every beast of the field. But he did not find among them a helper
like himself. Then Yahweh God caused a deep sleep to come over Man
and he fell asleep. He took one of his ribs and filled its place with
flesh. The rib which Yahweh God had taken from Man he formed into a
woman and brought her to the man. The man then said, “Now this is
bone of my bone and flesh of my flesh. She shall be called woman
because she was taken from man.” That is why man leaves his father
and mother and is attached to his wife, and with her becomes one

128:1-2, 3, 4-5, 6

R. (cf.5) May Lord bless us all the days of our lives.
Blessed are you who fear the LORD, who walk in his ways!
For you shall eat the fruit of your handiwork;
blessed shall you be, and favored.
R. May the Lord bless us all the days of our lives.
Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine
in the recesses of your home;
your children like olive plants around your table.
R. May the Lord bless us all the days of our lives.
Behold, thus is the man blessed who fears the LORD.
The LORD bless you from Zion:
may you see the prosperity of Jerusalem all the days of your life.
R. May the Lord bless us all the days of our lives.
May you see your children's children.
Peace be upon Israel!
R. May the Lord bless us all the days of our lives.

Reading: Heb 2:9-11

Jesus who suffered death and for a little while was placed
lower than the angels has been crowned with honor and glory. For the
merciful plan of God demanded that he experience death on behalf of
God, from whom all come and by whom
all things exist, wanted to bring many children to glory, and he
thought it fitting to make perfect through suffering the initiator of
their salvation. So he who gives and those who receive holiness are
one. He himself is not ashamed of calling us brothers and sisters.

Mk 10:2-16

Some Pharisees came and put him to the test with this question,
“Is it right for a husband to divorce his wife?” He replied,
“What law did Moses give you?” They answered, “Moses allowed us
to write a certificate of dismissal in order to divorce.”

Then Jesus said to them, “Moses wrote this law for you,
because you are stubborn. But in the beginning of creation God made
them male and female, and because of this, man has to leave father
and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one
body. So they are no longer two but one body. Therefore let no one
separate what God has joined.”
When they were
indoors at home, the disciples again asked him about this and he told
them, “Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits
adultery against his wife, and the woman who divorces her husband and
marries another also commits adultery.”
were bringing their little children to him to have him touch them,
and the disciples rebuked them for this.
Jesus noticed it, he was very angry and said, “Let the children
come to me and don’t stop them, for the kingdom of God belongs to
such as these. Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the
kingdom of God like a child will not enter it.” Then he took the
children in his arms and laying his hands on them, blessed them.

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