Be wise

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time: Mt 25:1-13

“At that time the Kingdom of Heaven will be like this. Once there were 10 young women who took their oil lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.

2 Five of them were foolish, and the other five were wise.

3 The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take any extra oil with them,

4 The foolish ones took their lamps but did not take any extra oil with them,

5 The bridegroom was late in coming, so the women began to nod and fall asleep.

6 It was already midnight when the cry rang out, ‘Here is the bridegroom! Come and meet him!’

7 The 10 women woke up and trimmed their lamps.

Then the foolish ones said to the wise ones, ‘Let us have some of your oil, because our lamps are going out.’

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