Gospel Reflection for July 22, 2012, 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

When the apostles returned from their first mission, Jesus tried to help them get to an isolated place so they could rest. They couldn’t escape the crowds. As he went ashore, Jesus saw a great crowd. He had compassion for them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. He began to teach them manyContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for July 22, 2012, 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for July 15th, 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jesus called the twelve, began to send them out two by two, and gave them authority over the unclean spirits.  He ordered them to take nothing for their journey except a staff; no bread, no bag, no money in their belts. Mark 6.7-8 The simple but demanding ethical standards Jesus gives his disciples challenge themContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for July 15th, 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time”