The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. Mark. (15:43-16:8) At times the Holy Scriptures and the New Testament are just as powerful for what they leave out, or what they don’t say, as for what they do say. Here is an example: nowhere in the Scriptures or the New Testament does anyone refer […]
The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. Mark 10:32-45 “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem. And the Son of man will be delivered to the chief priests and the scribes, and they will condemn Him to death, and deliver Him to the Gentiles. And they will mock Him, and scourge Him, and […]
The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. Matthew. (1:1-25) In today’s gospel reading we are given a foretaste of the great feast of Nativity and the Christmas celebration. The evangelist St. Matthew has left a wonderful present under the tree and he teases us to contemplate it and think about it and perhaps […]
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The apostolic breaking of bread is far more significant than most are willing to believe. According to the Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church there was relatively little controversy regarding the presence of the body and blood of Christ until almost the 9th century and then it was dismissed almost immediately as being contrary […]
The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. Matthew 17:14-23 In today’s gospel we are witnesses to another encounter of Jesus with a family that has suffered. A father has just brought his son to the Lord Jesus because he is an epileptic who “suffers terribly”. This father has to bring his son to […]