Sunday, August 21, 2022
The readings for Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year C help us consider who can be saved. In the first reading (Isaiah 66:18-21) we learn that God desires to draw all people to Him. The psalm (Psalm 117:1, 2) sings “Go out to all the world and tell the Good News.” In the second reading (Hebrews 12:5-7, 11-13) Paul encourages us to stay on the straight paths. In the gospel (Luke 13:22-30) Jesus tells us that we must strive to reach heaven. It is not easy!
This is a time to think about eternal life and if we are willing to work for it. Here are some ideas: