Deeper Expression

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January 31, 2017 Memorial of Saint John Bosco, Priest The Gospel Today Mark 5:21-43 When Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a large crowd gathered around him, and he stayed close to the sea. One of the synagogue officials, named Jairus, came forward. Seeing him he fell at his feet […]

The Gift of Freedom

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January 30, 2017 Monday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time The Gospel Today Mark 5:1-20 Jesus and his disciples came to the other side of the sea, to the territory of the Gerasenes. When he got out of the boat, at once a man from the tombs who had an unclean spirit met him. […]

Mercy – Trials in Disguise

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January 29, 2017 Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time The Gospel Today Matthew 5:1-12A When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain, and after he had sat down, his disciples came to him. He began to teach them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are […]

I Will Be Still

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January 28, 2017 Memorial of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Priest and Doctor of the Church The Gospel Today Mark 4:35-41 On that day, as evening drew on, Jesus said to his disciples: “Let us cross to the other side.” Leaving the crowd, they took Jesus with them in the boat just as he was. And other […]

The Seed Within

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January 27, 2017 Friday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time The Gospel Today Mark 4:26-34 Jesus said to the crowds: “This is how it is with the Kingdom of God; it is as if a man were to scatter seed on the land and would sleep and rise night and day and the seed […]

Show Yourself a Christian

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January 26, 2017 Memorial of Saints Timothy and Titus, bishops The Gospel Today Mark 4:21-25 Jesus said to his disciples, “Is a lamp brought in to be placed under a bushel basket or under a bed, and not to be placed on a lampstand? For there is nothing hidden except to be made visible; nothing […]

Meeting Jesus!

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The Gospel Today Feast of the Conversion of Saint Paul, Apostle Mark 16:15-18 Jesus appeared to the Eleven and said to them: “Go into the whole world and proclaim the Gospel to every creature. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved; whoever does not believe will be condemned. These signs will accompany those who […]

Jesus and His Family

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The Gospel Today Memorial of Saint Francis de Sales, Bishop and Doctor of the Church Mark 3:31-35 The mother of Jesus and his brothers arrived at the house. Standing outside, they sent word to Jesus and called him. A crowd seated around him told him, “Your mother and your brothers and your sisters are outside […]

Walk the Talk

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The Gospel Today Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children Mark 3:22-30 The scribes who had come from Jerusalem said of Jesus, “He is possessed by Beelzebul,” and “By the prince of demons he drives out demons.” Summoning them, he began to speak to them in parables, “How can Satan drive out […]

A Life Worth Living

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January 22, 2017 Third Sunday in Ordinary Time The Gospel Today Matthew 4:12-17 When Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew to Galilee. He left Nazareth and went to live in Capernaum by the sea, in the region of Zebulun and Naphtali, that what had been said through Isaiah the prophet might be […]