Archive for May 2013

The Visitation

Luke 1:39-56 Zep 3:14-18a / Isa 12 From now on all generations will call me blessed… (Luke 1:48) My soul proclaims the Lord’s greatness, My lips exult with words of praise! He has shown me His great kindness, And led me to this life of grace. At that time Mary got ready and hurried to […]

Faith and Persistence

Mark 10: 46-52 Sir 42:15-25 / Psa 33 Immediately he received his sight and followed Jesus along the road. (Mark 10:52) Grant us the grace to see, O Lord What once was hidden deep within, The wisdom to discern Your Word, And will to break away from sin. They came to Jericho. As Jesus and […]

Greatness in Selfless Service

Mark 10: 32-45 Sir 36:1.5-6.10-17 / Ps 79:8,9,11,13 Whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be the slave of all. (Mark 10: 43-44) The self-important are misled To think that power leads to greatness, If only they can see instead, That to be great […]

No Compromise

Mark 10: 28-31 Sir 35: 1-12 / Psa 50 …no one who has left house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands, for my sake and for the gospel, who will not receive a hundredfold now in this time… with persecutions, and in the age to come eternal life. (Mark […]

Blinded by Their Wealth

Mark 10: 17-27 Sir 17:20-24 / Psa 32 It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich person to enter the Kingdom of God. (Mark 10:25) As I ponder life’s mystery, Its deepest question comes to me: What good would all life’s riches be If we […]

Children of a Loving God

Mark 10: 13-16 Sir.17: 1-15 / Psa 103 Those who will not receive God’s kingdom like a child will never enter it. (Mark 10:15) Our children make us realize The wonder of God’s creation; Let’s look at life thru children’s eyes, We may have a clearer vision. People were bringing little children to Jesus to […]