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Following Jesus

Mark 3: 7-12 1Sm 18:6-9;19:1-7 / Psa 56 Whenever the impure spirits saw Him, they fell down before Him and cried out, “You are the Son of God!” But He warned them sternly not to tell anyone who He was. (Mark 3:12) Of all the things in my concern, Where does my priority lie? To […]

Reaching Out

Mark 3: 1-6 1 Sam 17: 32-51 / Ps 144 “Which is lawful on the Sabbath: to do good or to do evil, to save life or to kill?” (Mark 3: 4) May Jesus free us from our doubts, Give us the grace to understand That until we learn to reach out, Our faith is […]

How to Keep the Sabbath Holy

Mark 2: 23-28 1 Sam 16:1-13/ Psa 89 Then he said to them, “The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath. So the Son of Man is Lord even of the Sabbath.” (Mark 2:27-28) True worship lies within the heart, Not in a special day or place; We cannot set prayer apart… […]

True Fasting of Love

Mark 2: 18-22 1Sm 15:16-23/Ps 50:8-9,16-17,21,23 . . . no one pours new wine into old wineskins. (Mark 2:22) Everything has its time and place, With eyes of love must life be viewed. We can’t go back to our old ways Now that our life has been renewed. Now John’s disciples and the Pharisees were […]

When the Lord Comes Calling

Mark 2: 13-17 1Sm 9:1-4,17-19;10:1/ Ps 21:2-7 Jesus said, ‘Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners, to repentance.’ (Mark 2:17) We sometimes give a false excuse When the occasion doesn’t suit us; Take heed, this call you […]

Friends of Faith

Mark 2: 1-12 1Sm 8:4-7,10-22a / Psa 89:16-19 When Jesus saw their faith, He said to the paralytic, “Son, your sins are forgiven.” (Mark 2:5) What many may not realize Forgiveness is what we all need; While sin can trap and paralyze, In Penance we are healed and freed. A few days later, when Jesus […]