Archive for February, 2018

Quiet Time on the Mountain

Feb 25, 2018: 2nd Sunday of Lent Genesis 22:1-2, 9, 10-13, 15-18 Psalms 116:10, 15, 16-19 Romans 8:31-34 Mark 9:2-10 _____________________________________________________________________ In the Transfiguration, Jesus gives His most beloved disciples (Peter, James, and John) a glimpse of the life they will live one day in glory. Not just a transfigured life, but also a life […]

We Live in the “Time of Fulfillment”

Feb 18, 2018: 1st Sunday of Lent Genesis 9:8-15 Psalms 25:4-9 First Peter 3:18-22 Mark 1:12-15 _____________________________________________________________________ Jesus’ first words in the Gospel of Mark are mysterious: “This is the time of fulfillment.” What does He mean? With these words, Jesus is summing up the entire history of humanity, the fulcrum point of which is […]

Do Not Ignore the Man Behind the Healing

Feb 11, 2018: 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time Leviticus 13:1-2, 44-46 Psalms 32:1-2, 5, 11 First Corinthians 10:31–11:1 Mark 1:40-45 _____________________________________________________________________ Today’s readings remind us that if God grants us something we should show our gratitude by glorifying Him and doing His will, not running off and ignoring His wishes. In today’s First Reading, the […]