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Wednesday 20 January(0)

January 20, 2021

Hebrews 7: 1-3, 15-17; Psalm 110; Mark 3:1-6

He looked with anger

Sometimes the humanity of Jesus is plain to see. He is far from being a kindly spirit appearing in our midst to speak meekly and mildly. Jesus feels the suffering of those who are abandoned or mistreated.… More

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Tuesday 19 January

Hebrews 6:10-20; Psalm 111; Mark 2:23-28

To know what is right

It is a cold law that would make men and women suffer needlessly, unjustly. Not everything that is illegal is immoral. And not everything that is immoral is illegal. This basic distinction between legality and morality is part of our understanding of the world.… More

Monday 18 January

Hebrews 5:1-10; Psalm 110; Mark 2:18-22

Joy in the Lord

When Jesus compares himself to a bridegroom he is reminding us that he has brought glad tidings, Good News to the world. Restored in and through Jesus our relationship with God is one of joyful love now, not fear.… More

Sunday 17 January

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

1 Samuel 3:3-10,19; Psalm 40; 1 Corinthians 6:13-15, 17-20; John 1:35-42

Look with the eyes of faith

John, the writer of the Gospel, describes the call of the first disciples in a way that is full of seeing, looking, watching!… More

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