Gospel Reflection for January 28, 2018, 4th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Deuteronomy 18.15-20; 1 Corinthians 7.32-35; Mark 1.28 “What is this?  A new teaching–with authority!” – Mark 1.27 An unholy spirit cries out in the synagogue where Jesus preaches in Sunday’s gospel. Jesus rebukes the unclean spirit, a word that also means to silence, muzzle, tie shut. The unclean spirit will not be Jesus’Continue reading “Gospel Reflection for January 28, 2018, 4th Sunday Ordinary Time”

Gospel Reflection for February 1, 2015, 4th Sunday Ordinary Time

Sunday Readings: Deuteronomy 18.15-20; 1 Corinthians 7.32-35; Mark 1.21-28 Just then there was in the synagogue a man with an unclean spirit, and he cried out, “What have you to do with us, Jesus of Nazareth?  Have you come to destroy us?” (Mark 1.23-24) All of us have the work of discerning the spirits thatContinue reading “Gospel Reflection for February 1, 2015, 4th Sunday Ordinary Time”