Friday, February 6 ~ Fourth Week in Ordinary time Saint Paul Miki, Martyr, and Companions, Martyrs   Holy Gospel: Mark 6:14-29 King Herod heard about Jesus, for his fame had become widespread, and people were saying, “John the Baptist has...
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Thursday, February 5 ~ Fourth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Agatha, Virgin and Martyr   Holy Gospel: Mark 6:7-13  Jesus summoned the Twelve and began to send them out two by two and gave them authority over unclean spirits. He...
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Wednesday, February 4 ~ Fourth Week in Ordinary Time   Holy Gospel: Mark 6:1-6 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...
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Tuesday, February 3 ~ Fourth Week in Ordinary Time Saint Blaise, Bishop and Martyr   Holy Gospel: Mark 5:21-43  When Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a large crowd gathered around him, and he stayed...
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“What page, what passage of the inspired books of the Old and New Testaments is not the truest of guides for human life?” ~Saint Benedict, from the Rule of Saint Benedict (73:3) “Ask Christ to help you become happy. I...
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ON THIS FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME we are reminded of the man with the unclean spirit in the Gospel today (Mark 1:21-28). Perhaps no one would have suspected much was wrong with the man. He was in the synagogue...
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