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Browsing the October 2021 archive of Sunday Reflections

Sunday, October 31, 2021 - 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 10/29/21

Gospel Reading - Mark 12:28-34

Jesus is questioned by a scribe about the greatest commandment.  Background on the Gospel Reading As we continue to read from Mark’s Gospel, our Lectionary skips a chapter that helps set the context for today’s reading.  If we were to read the sections skipped ... Read More »

Sunday, October 24, 2021 - 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 10/23/21

Gospel Reading

Mark 10:46-52 - Jesus restores sight to the blind man, Bartimaeus

Background on the Gospel Reading

Today we continue to read from Mark’s Gospel. In this Gospel, we find evidence of Jesus’ fame in the sizable crowd that accompanies him as he journeys to Jerusalem.  Jesus’ reputation ... Read More »

Sunday, October 17, 2021 - 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 10/17/21

Gospel Reading

Mark 10:46-52 - Jesus restores sight to the blind man, Bartimaeus

Background on the Gospel Reading

Today we continue to read from Mark’s Gospel.  In this Gospel, we find evidence of Jesus’ fame in the sizable crowd that accompanies him as he journeys to Jerusalem. Jesus’ reputation ... Read More »

Sunday, October 10, 2021 - 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 10/08/21

Gospel Reading

Mark 10:17-30 A man with many possessions asks Jesus what he must do to gain eternal life.

Background on the Gospel Reading

Today we continue reading the Gospel of Mark from where we left off last Sunday.  Last Sunday our Gospel told how Jesus was tested by ... Read More »

Sunday, October 3, 2021 - 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 10/03/21

 

Gospel Reading

Mark 10:2-16 - Jesus teaches against divorce and welcomes the children.

 

Background on the Gospel Reading

Today we continue to read from the Gospel according to Mark. For the past three Sundays, we have been hearing Mark’s reports of conversations between Jesus and his disciples. ... Read More »