Help My Unbelief!

Help My Unbelief! – Reflection for Monday, February 20, 2017 – “But if you can do anything, have compassion on us and help us.” Jesus said to him, “‘If you can!’ Everything is possible to one who has faith.” Then the boy’s father cried out, “I do believe, help my unbelief!” Mark 9:22-24

Exceeding the Limits of Justice

Exceeding the Limits of Justice – Reflection for Sunday, February 19, 2017 – “You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. But I say to you, offer no resistance to one who is evil. When someone strikes you on your right cheek, turn the other one as well.” Matthew 5:38-39

The Road to Virtue – Living Between the Extremes

The Road to Virtue – Living Between the Extremes – Reflection for Saturday, February 18, 2017 – Then Peter said to Jesus in reply, “Rabbi, it is good that we are here! Let us make three tents: one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.” He hardly knew what to say, they were so terrified. Mark 9:5-6

The True Depths of Christian Love

The True Depths of Christian Love – Reflection for Friday, February 17, 2017 – Jesus summoned the crowd with his disciples and said to them, “Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me.” Mark 8:34

Freedom From Fear

Freedom From Fear – Reflection for Thursday, February 16, 2017 – [Jesus] began to teach [the Apostles] that the Son of Man must suffer greatly and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed, and rise after three days. He spoke this openly. Then Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him. Mark 8:31-32

One Step at a Time

One Step at a Time – Daily Gospel reflection for Wednesday, February 15, 2017 – [Jesus] took the blind man by the hand and led him outside the village. Putting spittle on his eyes he laid his hands on him and asked, “Do you see anything?” Looking up the man replied, “I see people looking like trees and walking.” Then he laid hands on the man’s eyes a second time and he saw clearly; his sight was restored and he could see everything distinctly. Mark 8:23-25

Being the Salt of the Earth

Sunday, February 5, 2017 Readings for Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A Saint Agatha, Virgin and Martyr – Memorial Jesus said to his disciples: “You are the salt of the earth. But … Read more>>>

The Effects of a Guilty Conscience

Friday, February 3, 2017 Readings for Friday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Blase, Bishop and Martyr, or Saint Ansgar, Bishop – Optional Memorial But when Herod learned of it, he said, “It … Read more>>>

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