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Monday of the 4th Week of the Year

Mk 5:1-20 The Healing of the Gerasene Demoniac I invite you to reflect on three things about this healing of the Gerasene demoniac by Jesus. First, evil spirits bring to us division. The demoniac is a symbol of the inner … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the 4th Week of the Year

Mk 5:21-43 Jairus’ Daughter and the Woman with a Hemorrhage Gary Thomas (Christianity Today, October 3, 1994, p. 26.) said that George Bush, still the Vice President, represented the U.S. A. at the funeral of former Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev. … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the 4th Week of the Year

Mk 6:1-6 The Rejection at Nazareth Sometimes in the past, I read in the newspaper of a lady who visited her brother in a certain village but was suspected of having the dreaded disease called SARS by the residents of … Continue reading

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Thursday of the 4th Week of the Year

Mk 6:7-13 The Mission of the Twelve A missionary in New Guinea tells this story. An old man, a recent convert to Christianity, used to come daily to the mission hospital to read the gospel to outpatients. One day the … Continue reading

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Friday of the 4th Week of the Year

Mk 6:14-29 The Death of John the Baptist Somebody, by the name of Judith, said something about strength: “Never set a standard in the love you’re looking for because you’ll end up eating your words. For love comes with the … Continue reading

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Saturday of the 4th Week of the Year

Mk 6:30-34 The Return of the Twelve Bruno Hagspiel told this story that Saint John the Apostle liked to play with his pet sparrow from time to time. One day a hunter came to visit him and was surprised to … Continue reading

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