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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New Wine of the Bridegroom

“New Wine of the Bridegroom”
A reflection on Mark 2:18-22
Monday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

The disciples of John and of the Pharisees were accustomed to fast. People came to him and objected, “Why do the disciples of John and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?” Jesus

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Christ Draws the City

“Christ Draws the City”
Mark 1:32-34 “in a snailshell”
Wednesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

On leaving the synagogue he entered the house of Simon and Andrew with James and John. Simon’s mother-in-law lay sick with a fever.

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Joseph’s Dream

“Joseph’s Dream”
A reflection on Matthew 1:18-24
Third Sunday of Advent (Year A)
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

This is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about. When his mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found with child through the Holy Spirit.

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Jesus and Zacchaeus

“Jesus and Zacchaeus”
Luke 19:1-4 “in a snailshell”
Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

At that time, Jesus came to Jericho and intended to pass through the town. Now a man there named Zacchaeus, who was a chief tax collector and also a wealthy man, was seeking to see who Jesus was; but he could not see him because of the crowd, for he was short in stature. So

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The Love of a Mother Hen

“The Love of a Mother Hen”
Luke 13:34 (and Matthew 23:37) “in a snailshell”
Thursday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Yerushalaim is the transliteration of Jerusalem. Click phonetics for the pronunciation of Yerushalaim.

Some Pharisees came to Jesus and said, “Go away, leave this area because Herod wants to kill you.” He

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Baptism of Fire

“Baptism of Fire”
Luke 12:49-50 “in a snailshell”
Thursday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing! There is a baptism with which I must be baptized, and how great is my anguish until it is accomplished!

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