Gospel Reflection for September 26, 2021 – 26th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Numbers 11.25-29; James 5.1-6; Mark 9.38-48 “Whoever is not against us is for us.” – Mark 9.40 This Sunday the disciple John raises a question about who can act in Jesus’ name. “Teacher, someone is casting out demons in your name.” John admits that he and the other disciples stopped the man. He was not one of theirContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for September 26, 2021 – 26th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for September 27, 2015, 26th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Numbers 11.25-29; James 5.1-6; Mark 9.38-48 “Whoever is not against us is for us.” (Mark 9.40) Jesus claims broad middle ground in this saying.  Often activists, liberal or conservative, reverse Jesus’ saying and eliminate middle ground.  In mobilizing advocates for change in public policies, they insist whoever is not for us is againstContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for September 27, 2015, 26th Sunday Ordinary Time”