Gospel Reflection for September 5, 2021 – 23rd Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Isaiah 35.4-7; James 2.1-5; Mark 7.31-37 In the region of Decapolis people brought to Jesus a man who was deaf and who had an impediment in his speech. They begged him to lay his hand on him. Jesus took the man aside in private away from the crowd and put his fingers into his ears. He spat and touchedContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for September 5, 2021 – 23rd Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for July 8, 2018, 14th Sunday Ordinary Time

Scripture Readings: Ezekiel 2.2-5; 2 Corinthians 12.7-10; Mark 6.1-6 “Jesus was amazed at their unbelief.” – Mark 6.6 When Jesus preaches in his hometown synagogue, his neighbors experience his astonishing wisdom but quickly dismiss his gifts. Their certainty and cynicism quickly tame their amazement at his preaching and healing. Jesus is a carpenter and noContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for July 8, 2018, 14th Sunday Ordinary Time”