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Browsing the September 2021 archive of Sunday Reflections

Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 9/26/21

Gospel Reading

Mark 9:38-43,45,47-48 -  Jesus teaches that whoever is not against him is for him.

Background on the Gospel Reading

Today we continue to read from the Gospel of Mark. Recall that last week we heard Jesus chastise his disciples for their argument about who among them was ... Read More »

Sunday, September 19, 2021 - 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 9/19/21

Gospel Reading

Mark 9:30-37 - Jesus teaches his disciples that the greatest are those who serve all.

Background on the Gospel Reading

In today’s Gospel, we hear Jesus again predict his passion, death, and Resurrection to his disciples. The setting here is important. Jesus and his disciples are preparing ... Read More »

Sunday, September 12, 2021 - 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 9/11/21

Gospel Reading

Mark 8:27-35 - Peter declares that Jesus is the Christ, and Jesus teaches that those who would follow him must take up his or her cross.

Background on the Gospel Reading

Today’s reading is the turning point in Mark’s Gospel. In the presentation of the life and ... Read More »

Sunday, September 5, 2021 - 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Marisa Cupps on 9/05/21

Gospel Reading

Gospel Reading

Mark 7:31-37 - Jesus restores a man’s hearing and speech.

Background on the Gospel Reading

Today we continue to hear the Gospel of Mark proclaimed. In today’s reading, Jesus heals a man who was deaf and had a speech impediment. This is a story about ... Read More »