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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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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The Courage of John the Baptist

“The Courage of John the Baptist”
A reflection on Mark 6:18
Friday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time
©2022 by Gloria M. Chang

King Herod heard about Jesus, for his fame had become widespread, and people were saying, “John the Baptist has been raised from the dead; that is why mighty powers are at work in him.” Others

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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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The Rejection at Nazareth

“The Rejection at Nazareth”
A reflection on Mark 6:1-6 (Matthew 13:54-58)
Sunday of the Fourteenth Week in Ordinary Time (Year B)
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

He 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.

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Fingerprint of God

Christina DeMichele, Christ Enthroned in His Creation (Used with permission)

5th Week in Ordinary Time, Monday (Year I)

Genesis 1:1-19; Mark 6:53-56

In the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth—and the earth was without form or shape, with darkness over the abyss and a mighty wind sweeping over the waters

Genesis 1:1-2

About the fourth watch of the night, he came toward them walking on the sea.

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Shepherd of the Lost

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

Hebrews 13:15-17, 20-21; Psalm 23; Mark 6:30-34

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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Mount Zion, Gate of Paradise

Rembrandt, Moses Smashing the Tables of the Law, 1659

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

Hebrews 12:18-24; Mark 6:7-13

You have not approached that which could be touched and a blazing fire and gloomy darkness and storm and a trumpet blast and a voice speaking words such that those who heard begged that no message be further addressed to them, for they could not bear to hear the command: “If even an animal touches the mountain, it shall be stoned.”

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