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Gospel Reflections: Year B

 

The Gospel According to St. Mark

 Note On Text

We use, with permission, the New American Bible. To comply with the laws of copyright, this text is presented in the American spelling. Our articles and notes incorporate standard New Zealand spelling of English.

 

 

The Year of
St. Mark

Introduction to
St. Mark’s Gospel

 

 

Reflections Not Commentaries
Introduction to
Scripture Meditation
A Hebrew Catholic Perspective

 

 

Introduction to the Season of Advent

 

 

Advent 1                    

Mark 13: 33 37

I Say To Everyone: Watch

Advent 2

Mark 1: 1 8

John The Baptist Prepares            
The Way

Advent 3

John 1: 1 6 and 19 28  

A Witness To The Light

Advent 4

   Luke 1: 26 38

The Archangel Gabriel
Visits Mary

 

 

 

 

Christmastide

Luke 2: 1 14     

Christ The Lord
Christmas Meditation
    

Christmastide

Luke 2: 15 20

But Mary Pondered
Christmas Meditation

 

Introduction to
The Season (Octave) of Epiphany

 

Epiphany                            

 Matt. 2: 1 — 12                               
The Manifestation of  Christ to Humanity

 
Ordinary Sundays,
following Epiphany are located

in numerical sequence under Ordinary Time.

 

Introduction to
The Season of Lent

 Devotions During Lent 

1st Sunday of Lent        

 Mark 1:  9 — 15                      

Repent and Believe In The Gospel      

2nd Sunday of Lent

      Mark 9: 1— 10 Let us make three tents

3rd Sunday of Lent

      John 2: 13 — 25 The Risen Jesus Is Our Temple

4th Sunday of Lent

      John 3: 13 — 21 Living The Truth

5th Sunday of Lent

      John 12: 20 — 33 The Grain Must Fall and Die

Palm Sunday
of Holy Week     

      Mark 15:  1 — 39 All Seems Lost: All Is About To Begin

 

Introduction to
The Octave of Easter

 

Easter Day                             

John 20: 1 — 10                    

   He Saw and Believed 

2nd Sunday
after Easter

John 20: 19 — 31                    

You Are My Lord and My God             

3rd Sunday
after Easter

Luke 24: 36 — 49

   He Opened Their Minds

4th Sunday
after Easter

John 10: 11 — 18

   A True Shepherd At Last

5th Sunday
after Easter

John 15: 1 — 8

   Life In the True Vine

6th Sunday
after Easter

   John 15: 9 — 17
   Life As Members of God’s Household

Ascension Day
May be transferred

to the Sunday
following Ascension Day

Note
From Ascension until Pentecost
the appointed text may vary
in some years.

Whilst this 3 year set of Reflections
is being assembled we will follow the
standard 3 year Lectionary. In some
cases, the Vigil text may be featured.

Ascension 

Mark 16: 15 — 20

Life As Jesus Successors

     

Pentecost Sunday

John 15: 26 27
and
John 16: 12 15

Life In The Spirit Glorifies God

     

Trinity [Sunday]

   Matthew 28: 16 20   The Great Commission

 

Ordinary Time

Throughout the Year whilst this three year set of Reflections is being assembled, when a special Feast falls on a Sunday we will follow the standard 3 year Lectionary. Our intention is to then complement the 3 year cycle with appropriate Reflections on the texts appointed for the other major feasts.

2nd Sunday
of Ordinary Time                  

 John 1: 35  40                          

The Call of Peter              

3rd Sunday
of Ordinary Time

    Mark 1: 14 — 20
   The Kingdom of God is Near

4th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

    Mark 1: 21 — 28            
   A Teacher Unlike Any Other

5th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

    Mark 1: 29 — 39                 Jesus Is Our Model

6th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

    Mark 1: 40 — 45                 Jesus Heals a Leper

7th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

    Mark 2:   1 — 13                 Jesus Forgives and Heals a Paralytic

8th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

    Mark 2: 18 — 22                  New Wine Into New Wine Skins

 

 

9th Sunday
of Ordinary Time     

   Mark  

  

10th Sunday
of Ordinary Time               

   Mark 14: 12 — 16
   and 22 — 26
     Corpus Christi

11th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

   Mark 4: 26 — 34          
     Parable of the Mustard Seed

12th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

   Mark 4: 35 — 41                
     Who Can This Be?

13th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

   Mark 5: 21 — 43        
     Jairus and the Woman

14th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

   Mark 6:   1 — 6         
     Isn’t This The Carpenter

15th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

   Mark 6: 6b — 13         
     He Sent Them Out, Two By Two

 

16th Sunday
of Ordinary Time          
     

   Mark 6: 30 —  34                

  Come Apart Into The Wilderness

17th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

      John 6: 1 — 15
     Feeding The Five Thousand

18th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

      John 6: 24 — 35
     I Am The Bread of Life

19th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

      John 6: 35 and 11 — 51
     I Am The Living Bread

20th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

      John 6: 51 68      This Bread Is My Flesh

21st Sunday
of Ordinary Time

      John 6: 60 — 71
     Lord, To Whom Shall We Go?

22nd Sunday
of Ordinary Time

    Mark 7: 1 — 8; 14 — 15;
    and 21 — 23

     They Worship Me In Vain

 

23rd Sunday
of Ordinary Time             
  

   Mark  7: 31 — 37                  

Ephaphatha! Be Opened  

24th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

          Mark 8: 27 — 35
   Who Do You Say I Am?             

25th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

          Mark 9: 30 — 37
   Who Is The Greatest?

26th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

          Mark 9: 38 — 48
   Whoever Is Not Against Us Is For UsI

27th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

          Mark 10: 1 — 10
   Let The Children Come To Me

28st Sunday
of Ordinary Time

          Mark 10: 17 — 30
   Good Teacher, What Must I Do?

29th Sunday
of Ordinary Time

        Mark  10: 35 — 45

   A Ransom For Many

Throughout the Year whilst this three year set of Reflections is being assembled, when a special Feast falls on a Sunday we will follow the standard 3 year Lectionary. Our intention is to then complement the 3 year cycle with appropriate Reflections on the texts appointed for the other major feasts. The Reflections relating to Sundays in Ordinary Time are listed following Trinity Sunday. 

30th Sunday
of Ordinary Time            

    Mark 10: 46 — 52             

Most Esteemed Rabbi, I just Want
to See

31st Sunday
of Ordinary Time

          Mark 12: 28 — 34

No Other Commandment Greater
Than These  

32nd Sunday
of Ordinary Time

          Mark 12: 41 — 44
  The Widow’s Coins

33rd Sunday
of Ordinary Time

          Mark 13: 24 — 32
  My Words Will Not Pass Away

Last Sunday
of Ordinary Time

          John 18: 33 — 37

My Kingdom Does Not Belong
To This World

 

 

 

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