Gospel Reflection for October 3, 2021 – 27th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Genesis 2.18-24; Hebrews 2.9-11; Mark 10.2-12 Some Pharisees asked Jesus a question as a test. “Tell us, does the Law allow a husband to divorce his wife?” Jesus replied, “What law did Moses give you?” A Pharisee answered, “Moses gave permission for a husband to write a divorce notice and send his wife away.” Jesus said, “Moses wroteContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for October 3, 2021 – 27th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for October 18, 2015, 29th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Isaiah 53.10-11; Hebrews 3.14-16; Mark 10.35-45 “Can you drink the cup that I drink?” (Mark 10.38) “We can,” James and John respond to Jesus’ question in Sunday’s gospel.  The irony of their brash response is that they do the opposite.  They forsake Jesus when he gets arrested and flee with all of Jesus’Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for October 18, 2015, 29th Sunday Ordinary Time”