Penniless Preachers

“Penniless Preachers”
A reflection on Luke 9:1-6
Wednesday of the Twenty-Fifth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

He summoned the Twelve and gave them power and authority over all demons and to cure diseases, and he sent them to proclaim the kingdom of God and to heal the sick.

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Two by Two

“Two by two”
Mark 6:7-13 in a quatrain
Sunday of the Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

He summoned the Twelve and began to send them out two by two and gave them authority over unclean spirits.

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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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