Reflections for the Week of Sunday, November 4, 2018 Twenty-fourth after Pentecost
Gospel: In Mark 12:28-34, a Scribe asked Jesus, “Which is the greatest commandment?” Jesus answered with the ‘Shema’ (Hear, O Israel…), “The Lord our God, is one; you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength. And the second is […]
Refections for the Week of Sunday October 28, 2008 Twenty-third of Pentecost
Gospel: Mark 10.46-52. Jesus is on the way to Jerusalem when He restores sight to the blind Barrtimaeus. Through His miraculous healings and HIs festive meals with all and sundry and His taking on Himself the functions of the Temple such as healing and forgiving sins and saying that ‘where He was, there was God’, […]
Reflections for the Week of Sunday October 21, 2018 Twenty-second after Pentecost
Gospel: Mark 10.35-45. James and John, sons of Zebedee, asked Jesus if they could sit on His right hand and on His left when He came into His glory. Jesus said they didn’t know what they were asking, and asked if they could drink the cup He had to drink (referring cryptically to the cross)? […]
Reflections for the Week of Sunday, October 14, 2018 Twenty-first of Pentecost
Gospel: Mark 10.17-31 tells of a rich young man who comes to Jesus and asks what he must do to obtain eternal life. This is the critical question we all face, isn’t it? Jesus tells him to keep the commandments, and he says he has done so. But we know that no one has really […]