Gospel Reflection for October 24, 2021 – 30th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Jeremiah 31.7-9; Hebrews 5.1-6; Mark 10.46-52 “Bartimaeus (son of Timaeus) was sitting by the road. When he heard that Jesus of Nazareth was coming, he began to shout, “Jesus!  Son of David! Have mercy on me!”… Jesus said to him, “What do you want me to do for you?” The blind man replied to him, “Master, I wantContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for October 24, 2021 – 30th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for September 6, 2015, 23rd Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Isaiah 35.4-7; James 2.1-5; Mark 7.31-37 “He has done everything well; he even makes the deaf to hear and the mute to speak.” (Mark 7.37) In Sunday’s gospel Jesus heals a man who is deaf.  His lack of hearing separate the man from his society.  He experiences the world as silent.  Worse, hisContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for September 6, 2015, 23rd Sunday Ordinary Time”