The Twelve Apostles

“The Twelve Apostles”
Luke 6:12-16 “in a snailshell”
Tuesday of the Twenty-Third Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

In those days he departed to the mountain to pray, and he spent the night in prayer to God. When day came, he called his disciples to himself, and from them he chose Twelve, whom he also named apostles: Simon, whom he named Peter, and his brother Andrew, James, John, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James the son of Alphaeus, Simon who was called a Zealot, and Judas the son of James, and Judas Iscariot, who became a traitor.

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The Parable of the Talents

“The Parable of the Talents”
Matthew 25:14-30 “in a snailshell”
Saturday of the Twenty-First Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

“It will be as when a man who was going on a journey called in his servants and entrusted his possessions to them.

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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. They

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Holy Preachers

“Holy Preachers”
A reflection on Mark 3:11-19
Friday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time
©️2022 by Gloria M. Chang

And whenever unclean spirits saw Jesus they would fall down before him and shout, “You are the Son of God.” He warned them sternly not to make him known.

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By What Authority?

“By what authority?”
Response to Mark 11:27-33 in a tercet
Saturday of the Eighth Week in Ordinary Time
©️2021 by Gloria M. Chang

They returned once more to Jerusalem. As he was walking in the temple area, the chief priests, the scribes, and the elders approached him and said to him, “By what authority are you doing these things?

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