Gospel Reflection for July 5, 2015, 14th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Ezekiel 2.2-5; 2 Corinthians 12.7-10; Mark 6.1-6 “Prophets are not without honor except in their hometown, among their own kin, and in their own house.” (Mark 6.4) Sunday’s gospel tells a terrible story about a town where Jesus can work no miracles. Jesus’ home folks can’t get beyond their certainty that they knowContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for July 5, 2015, 14th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for March 1, 2015, 2nd Sunday of Lent

Sunday Readings: Genesis 22.1-2, 9, 10-13, 15-18; Romans 8.31-34; Mark 9.2-10 “Suddenly looking around, Peter, James, and John no longer saw anyone with them — only Jesus.” (Mark 9.8) The Orthodox Church sees in the transfiguration what the whole of Christian life is about — transformation into Christ. Prayer leads to transforming communion with God.Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for March 1, 2015, 2nd Sunday of Lent”