The Tassels of Christ

“The Tassels of Christ”
A reflection on Mark 6:53-56
Monday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time
©2022 by Gloria M. Chang

After making the crossing, they came to land at Gennesaret and tied up there. As they were leaving the boat, people immediately recognized him. 

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Nothing New in Nazareth

“Nothing New in Nazareth”
A reflection on Mark 6:1-6
Wednesday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time
©2023 by Gloria M. Chang

Jesus departed from there and came to his native place, accompanied by his disciples. When the sabbath came he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astonished. They

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Jairus, Do Not Grieve

“Jairus, Do Not Grieve”
Mark 5:36 “in a snailshell”
Tuesday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time
©2022 by Gloria M. Chang

When Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a large crowd gathered around him, and he stayed close to the sea. One

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Shabbat Shalom

“Shabbat Shalom”
A reflection on Mark 3:1-6
Wednesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Again he entered the synagogue. There was a man there who had a withered hand. They watched him closely to see if he would cure him on the sabbath so that they might accuse him. He

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The Healing of a Paralytic

“The Healing of a Paralytic”
Mark 2:1-12 “in a snailshell”
Friday of the First Week in Ordinary Time
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

When Jesus returned to Capernaum after some days, it became known that he was at home. Many gathered together so that there was no longer room for them, not even around the door, and he preached the word to them.

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Our Lady of Guadalupe

“Our Lady of Guadalupe”
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Nican Mopohua (“Here It is Told”)

From a report by Don Antonio Valeriano, a Native American author of the sixteenth century (Liturgy of the Hours translation)

At daybreak one Saturday morning in 1531, on the very first days of the month of December, an Indian named Juan Diego was going from the village where he lived to Tlatelolco in order to take part in divine worship and listen to God’s commandments.… Read the rest