Sunday, Oct. 14, is the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Wisdom 7:7-11, Psalm 90:12-17, Hebrews 4:12-13, Mark 10:17-30 or 10:17-27
Today’s readings tell the tale of what becomes of wisdom without love.
The Book of Wisdom gives a wonderful portrait of a noble soul, but the first reading is also a prelude to a tragedy.
"The spirit of wisdom came to me," King Solomon says. "I … deemed riches nothing in comparison with her, nor did I liken any priceless gem to her; because all gold, in view of her, is a little sand, and, before her, silver is to be accounted mire."
King Solomon was the wisest man who ever lived, says Scripture. But it wasn’t enough to save...READ MORE