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Browsing the February 2021 archive of Sunday Reflections

Sunday, February 28, 2021 - Second Sunday of Lent

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 2/27/21

Gospel Reading - Mark 9:2-10 

Jesus is transfigured in the presence of Peter, James, and John. 

Background on the Gospel Reading 

On the second Sunday of Lent in each Lectionary cycle, the Gospel reading proclaims the story of Jesus’ Transfiguration.  This event is reported in each of the Synoptic ... Read More »

Sunday, February 21, 2021 - First Sunday of Lent

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 2/19/21

Gospel Reading - Mark 1:12-15

Jesus is tempted in the desert by Satan.

Background on the Gospel Reading

On the first Sunday of Lent, the Gospel reading in each Lectionary cycle is about Jesus’ temptation in the desert.  This event in the life of Jesus is reported in each ... Read More »

Sunday, February 14, 2021 - Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 2/13/21

Gospel Reading - Mark 1:40-45

Jesus cures a person with leprosy, who reports his cure to everyone.

Background on the Gospel Reading

In today’s Gospel, we continue to hear Mark report the miraculous healings that Jesus performed in Galilee. The Gospel begins with Jesus healing a man with leprosy. ... Read More »

Sunday, February 7, 2021 - Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 2/04/21

Gospel Reading - Mark 1:29-39

Jesus cures Simon’s mother-in-law and many others as well.

Background on the Gospel Reading

Today we continue to read from Mark’s Gospel, learning more about the ministry of Jesus. Jesus cured Simon’s mother-in-law, and she immediately began to serve Jesus and his disciples. Jesus ... Read More »