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Saturday 22 February

Feast of the Chair of St Peter, Apostle 1 Peter 5:1-4; Ps 23; Matthew 16:13-19 Leadership In Matthew’s version of events at Caesarea Philippi (see 20 Feb), after Simon acknowledges Jesus as Son of God, Jesus changed his name to Peter and gave him authority from heaven. After Jesus’ resurrection, Peter exercised that authority and […]

Thursday 20 February

James 2:1-9; Ps 34; Mark 8:27-33 The turning point We read today the turning point of Mark’s Gospel. Jesus had been teaching his disciples for nearly 3 years, and at Caesarea Philippi, a place where people had worshipped various gods throughout history, he asked them the critical question “who am I?” Assured that they knew […]