The least one in the kingdom

 
Saturday of 7th week, based on Mark 10:13-16

People were bringing little children to Jesus in order that he might touch them; and the disciples spoke sternly to them. But when Jesus saw this, he was indignant and said to them, “Let the little children come to me; do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs. Truly I tell you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will never enter it.” And he took them up in his arms, laid his hands on them, and blessed them.


Scripture passage from the New Revised Standard Version Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright 1989, 1993, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

About Ms Barbara Pegg OP

I am part of a Dominican group in Raleigh, NC, a mother, mother in law, a grandmother. I left inner city parish ministry after 23 years to work in campus ministry at UNC, Chapel HIll. Much of my time is spent working with intergenerational small faith groups in scripture and in retreats with students.