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You Are Not Your Own

Cycle AOrdinary TimeWeek 24

by Bishop Robert BarronSeptember 17, 201714 Comments

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In today's brief selection from St. Paul's letter to the Romans, we learn, “None of us lives for oneself, and no one dies for oneself. For if we live, we live for the Lord, and if we die, we die for the Lord.” This affirms that your life is not about you! It’s about God and God’s purpose for you. It’s about being drawn out of your comfort zone and into the adventurous space of divine mission. 

Mass Readings

Reading 1 - Sirach 27:30 - 28:7
Psalm - Psalm 103:1-12
Reading 2 - Romans 14:7-9
Gospel - Matthew 18:21-35