Sunday, October 15, 2023
The readings for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year A tell of the abundance of the Kingdom of God. In the first reading (Isaiah 25:6-10A) we hear of the wonders of the Mountain of the Lord. The psalm (Psalm 23:1-3A, 3B-4, 5, 6) tells of how God will care for us as a shepherd cares for his sheep. The second reading (Philippians 4:12-14, 19-20) speaks of how God provides for us in abundance. And in the gospel (Matthew 22:1-14 or 22:1-10) Jesus compares the Kingdom of Heaven to a lavish wedding banquet.
So topics for this weekend might gratitude for the abundance in our lives and for the care of our loving Father. Here are some ideas: