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Browsing the June 2021 archive of Sunday Reflections

Sunday, June 27, 2021 - Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 6/25/21

Gospel Reading

Mark 5:21-43 - Jesus heals a woman afflicted with a hemorrhage and raises Jairus’s daughter from death.

Background on the Gospel Reading

For today’s Gospel, we continue to read from the Gospel of Mark.  Last Sunday we heard about Jesus calming the storm, the first of four ... Read More »

Sunday, June 20, 2021 - Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 6/17/21

Gospel Reading  

Mark 4:35-41 - Jesus calms the storm.

Background on the Gospel Reading

As we continue in Ordinary Time, our reading today is taken from the Gospel of Mark, the primary Gospel reading in Lectionary Cycle B.  Mark's Gospel presents a vivid portrait of Jesus, whose words and ... Read More »

Sunday, June 13, 2021 - 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 6/12/21

Gospel Reading

Mark 4:26–34 - The reign of God is like a mustard seed.

After Lent, the Easter season, and three Sundays of feast days—Pentecost, Most Holy Trinity, and Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ—the Church returns to Ordinary Time.  This Sunday’s Gospel from Mark carries a significant ... Read More »

Sunday, June 6, 2021 - Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 6/05/21

Gospel Reading

Mark 14:12-16,22-26 -Jesus shares his Last Supper with his disciples.

Today, the second Sunday after Pentecost, we celebrate a second solemnity, which marks our return to Ordinary Time in the liturgical calendar.  Today is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ.  At one ... Read More »