Like Incense

“Like Incense”
A reflection on Mark 7:1-13, Psalm 141:2
Tuesday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time
©2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Now when the Pharisees with some scribes who had come from Jerusalem gathered around him, they observed that some of his disciples ate their meals with unclean, that is, unwashed, hands. (For

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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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Salt and Light

“Salt and Light”
A reflection on Matthew 5:13-16
Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
©2023 by Gloria M. Chang

Jesus said to his disciples: “You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its taste, with what can it be seasoned?

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Sailing With Christ

“Sailing with Christ”
A reflection on Mark 6:30-34
Saturday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time
©2022 by Gloria M. Chang

The apostles gathered together with Jesus and reported all they had done and taught. He said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while.”

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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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Healing of the Gerasene Demoniac 

“Healing of the Gerasene Demoniac”
A reflection on Mark 5:1-20
Monday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time
©2022 by Gloria M. Chang

They came to the other side of the sea, to the territory of the Gerasenes. When he got out of the boat, at once a man from the tombs who had an unclean spirit met him. The

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Sleep, Jesus, Sleep

“Sleep, Jesus, Sleep”
A reflection on Mark 4:35-41
Saturday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time
©2022 by Gloria M. Chang

On that day, as evening drew on, he said to them, “Let us cross to the other side.” Leaving the crowd, they took him with them in the boat just as he was.

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