Gospel Reflection for June 9, 2013, 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jesus saw a widow crying as the body of her only son was being carried out. Luke 7.14-15 Jesus came forward and touched the coffin, and the bearers halted. “Young man, I tell you, arise,” said Jesus. The dead man sat up and began to speak, and Jesus gave him to his mother. Unlike many suppliants inContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for June 9, 2013, 10th Sunday in Ordinary Time”

Mary Magdalene—Apostle to the Apostles

By Claire Bischoff Quick! Think of one thing that you know about Mary Magdalene. Unfortunately, one of the things many people think that they know about Mary Magdalene is that she was a prostitute. As it turns out, this is a case of mistaken identity that goes back to the early church, when Mary ofContinue reading “Mary Magdalene—Apostle to the Apostles”