Monthly Archives: October 2012

“The Greatest Commandment (Mark 12: 28-38)” by Fr. Jim Willig

The greatest commandment is defined in this Scripture of Mark (12: 28-38). Fr. Jim expands on the meaning of Jesus’ words, using the life of Mother Teresa as the great role model of loving God and loving her neighbor. Just … Continue reading

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“I Want To See” (Mark 10: 46-52) by Fr. Jim Willig

Fr. Jim once again sheds light on the Gospel of Mark.  This Scripture introduces us to Bartimaeus, a blind man, who cries out, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!”  This cry was not only heard by Jesus, the … Continue reading

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“Can You Drink From This Cup?(Mk 10: 35-45)” by Fr. Jim Willig

The Gospel this week continues on with Mark 10: 35 -45. In these verses, James and John ask Jesus if they can sit on the right and left of Him in His kingdom to the dismay of the other 10 … Continue reading

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“What Must I Do? (Mark 10: 17-30)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This Gospel from Mark (10: 17-30) covers the time when the young, rich man asks Jesus the question, “What must do?”  When Jesus answered him, the young man walked away, unable or unwilling to follow Christ. What is Jesus asking … Continue reading

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“Divorce and Remarriage – Mark 10: 2-8)” by Fr. Jim Willig

This Gospel of Mark discusses divorce. Fr. Jim unfolds this Scripture to help us in our present time understand the old Jewish law and what it means for us today. Jesus Christ knew that the Pharisees were trying to trap him … Continue reading

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