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The Rich Young Man and the Hunger for Eternal Life

Cycle BOrdinary TimeWeek 28

by Bishop Robert BarronOctober 11, 2015


In today's Gospel we hear the story of the rich young man who desires eternal life. We all have a hunger for God and goodness. Jesus teaches us that, in order to attain friendship with God we must be disciplined and must give up the things that keep us from satisfying our desire for God.

Mass Readings

Reading 1 - Wisdom 7:7-11
Psalm - Psalm 90:12-17
Reading 2 - Hebrews 4:12-13
Gospel - Mark 10:17-30