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Monday of the 2nd Week of the Year

Mk 2:18-22 The Question about Fasting Among the many traditions passed down by the Church to us is the practice of a one-hour long fasting before receiving Holy Communion. The Catechism of the Catholic Church (no. 1387) says: “To prepare … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the 2nd Week of the Year

Mk 2:23-28 The Disciples and the Sabbath What is the primary intention behind the Third Commandment of God in the Decalogue: “To keep holy the Sabbath day,” (Ex. 20:8-10)? The Pharisees in today’s gospel confront Jesus on the issue of … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the 2nd Week of the Year

Mk 3:1-6 A Man with a Withered Hand The National and International Religion (August 23, 1993) said that according to a poll made in America, eighty eight percent of Catholics and a majority of Presbyterian and Methodist evangelizers or those … Continue reading

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Thursday of the 2nd Week of the Year

Mk 3:7-12 The Mercy of Jesus Oswald Chambers in Run Today’s Race says: “Faith for my deliverance is not faith in God. Faith means, whether I am visibly delivered or not, I will stick to my belief that God is … Continue reading

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Friday of the 2nd Week of the Year

Mk 3:13-19 The Mission of the Twelve It is said that: Noah was a drunkard; Jacob was a liar; Leah was ugly; Abraham was too old; Isaac was a daydreamer; Joseph was abused; Gideon was afraid; Elijah was suicidal; John … Continue reading

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Saturday of the 2nd Week of the Year

Mk 3:20-21 Jesus and His Relatives K. Haugk in his book, Antagonists in the Church (p. 27-28), gave the definition of an antagonist who is someone, on the basis of non-substantive evidence, goes out of his/her way to make insatiable … Continue reading

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