Monthly Archives: October 2012

Scripture Reflections – Sunday, November 4th, 2012

Dt 6:2-6; Heb :23-28; Mk 12:28b-34 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time What is “fear of the Lord”? It must be important, because the exhortation to the people of Israel to fear the LORD comes from Moses himself. The exhortation begins … Continue reading

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Scripture reflections – Sunday, October 28th, 2012

Jer 31:7-9; Heb 5:1-6; Mk 10: 46-52 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time “Master, I want to see.” It’s curious, isn’t it, that Jesus would ask the blind man who is calling out to him, “What do you want me to … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, October 21st, 2012

Isaiah 53:10 – 11; Heb 4:14-16; Mk 10: 35-45 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Is suffering inevitable? Is it God’s will? Can anything good come out of it? In one way or another, all three readings invite us to think … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, October 14th, 2012

Wis 7:7-11; Heb 4:12-13; Mk 10:17-30 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time I have been teaching courses on Catholic Morality for almost thirty years. And in almost every instance whenever I inform people that Catholic social justice teaching states that the … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, October 7th

Gn2:18-24; Hb 2:9-11; Mk 10: 2-6 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time I really wish the first reading this week had been extended one more verse. Being a father of two teen-agers and a teacher of about 200,however, I think I … Continue reading

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