Monthly Archives: January 2012

Scripture reflections – Sunday, February 4th, 2012

Jb 7:1-4, 6-7; 1Cor 16-19; 22-23; Mk 1:29-39 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time “Is not man’s life on earth a drudgery?” Here’s a cheery question for you to consider. To be fair, when Job said this his life was a … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Sunday, January 29th, 2012

Dt 18:15-20; 1Cor 7:32-35; Mk 1:21-28 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time If the majority of Catholic Bible scholars are correct, then the first of Jesus’ miracles to be recorded is an exorcism. (The reigning theory in Catholic Biblical scholarship for … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

Jon 3:1-5; 10;  1Cor 7:29-31;  Mk 1:14-20 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time I think it was Paul Harvey who once had a nationally syndicated radio spot entitled, “The Rest of the Story”.   The idea behind the series was for Harvey to … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, January 15th, 2012

1Sm 3:3b-10, 19; 1Cor 6:13c-15a, 17-20; Jn 1:35-42 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Don’t get me wrong – I think “Tebow time” is a great story.   Tim Tebow, current quarterback of the Denver Broncos and former collegiate hero, led his … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Sunday, January 8th, 2012

Is 60:1-6; Eph 3: 2-3; 5-6;  Mt 2:2-22 Epiphany of the Lord Think fast – how many wise men came to visit the baby Jesus? If you said “Three” – sorry, you are not a winner. Probably not, anyway. All the story … Continue reading

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