Blog posts from January, 2018

Taking Offense

Gospel St. John Bosco Mark 6:1-6 Mark’s gospel says it with brutal simplicity:  “They took offense at him.” The people of Jesus rejected him and his ...

A Larger and Tighter Circle

Flower-of-life-61circles St. Marianne Cope (USA) Mark 3:31-35 We live in circles of relationships:  family, friends, school, work, sports team, happy hour, etc.  Some of these circles ...

Hunger and Need

Immaculate conception church, farm street, london, uk - diliff St. Berard & Companions, Protomartyrs Mark 2:18-22 The law of the Sabbath was intended to give people a day of rest and a time worship God, our Creator and the ultimate ...

National Migration Week—Mission in Action

1077304 Wednesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Mark 1:29-39   Preach the kingdom of God, heal those who are suffering, drive out demons and pray—those were the ...