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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Pigs and the Resurrection

Healing of the Gerasene Demoniac

4th Week in Ordinary Time, Monday (Year I)

Hebrews 11:32-40; Mark 5:1-20

What more shall I say? I have not time to tell of Gideon, Barak, Samson, Jephthah, of David and Samuel and the prophets, who by faith conquered kingdoms, did what was righteous, obtained the promises; they closed the mouths of lions, put out raging fires, escaped the devouring sword; out of weakness they were made powerful, became strong in battle, and turned back foreign invaders.

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