The Shepherd’s Lead

  Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year B   Jeremiah 23:1-6 Psalm 23:1-3, 3-4, 5, 6 Ephesians 2:13-18 Mark 6:30-34 The Shepherd’s Lead The image of the shepherd in the Scriptures is one that is familiar to all of us.  Many people have the image of the Good Shepherd in…

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Discipleship ~ A Journey into God

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  Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year B   Amos 7:12-15 Psalm 85:9-10, 11-12, 13-14 Ephesians 1:3-14 Mark 6:7-13 Discipleship ~ A Journey into God The Sacred Scriptures of today’s mass are threaded together by the theme of God’s election.  Amos speaks of God’s choosing him to prophesy to the…

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Wisdom Beyond Time and Space

  Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year B   Ezekiel 2:2-5 Psalm 123:1-2, 2, 3-4 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 Mark 6:1-6 Wisdom Beyond Time and Space The Incarnation represents for us the dawning of salvation.  The characters involved in the events surrounding this watershed in history were people like us.  Since…

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Courage and Faith

  Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year B   Wisdom 1:13-15; 2:23-24 Psalm 30:2, 4, 5-6, 11, 12, 13 2 Corinthians 8:7, 9, 13-15 Mark 5:21-43 Courage and Faith (Mark 5:21-43) The ministry of Jesus is constantly associated with God’s willingness to make humanity whole.  Countless people whose names we…

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The Calmer of the Storm

  Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Year B   Job 38:1, 8-11 Psalm 107:23-24, 25-26, 28-29, 30-31 2 Corinthians 5:14-17 Mark 4:35-41 The Calmer of the Storm As we enter into the experience of today’s gospel, we can easily imagine the tremendous fear that took hold of Jesus’ disciples as…

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