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Getting Behind Jesus

Screen shot 2017-02-17 at 12.04.35 pm Mark 8:27-30 I can only imagine that Peter meant well in rebuking Jesus.  After professing Jesus to be the Christ or anointed one, Peter must have been shocked to hear ...

Getting Our Hands Dirty

Pexels-photo-177660 St. John Bosco Mark 5:21-43 The past couple of days, our gospel readings at Mass have come from Mark 5.  On Monday it was the story of Jesus’ encounter with a man ...

The Culture of Death and the Gift of Life

5395905301 5ce33970d6 b Abortion remains one of the most divisive issues in America.  This past weekend, 250,000 people gathered in Washington, DC and millions elsewhere in the world for a ...

Keeping the Sabbath Today

15210816500 342e81bd46 b St. Anthony, Monk Mark 2:23-28 When I was growing up in Milwaukee, there were many stores that were not open on Sunday in observance of the Sabbath.  Several states ...