February 5, 2019

Mark 5:21-43

There are nine encounters with women in Mark’s Gospel. These healing stories are two of the nine. Mark “sandwiches” one story between the beginning and the end of the other. He is emphasizing that which is central to Jesus’ message: If a person has faith, that person need not be afraid.

How readily and easily I let fear overtake me for no reason. Help me to keep my focus on you, confident that you are there ready to catch, carry, pick up, and hold me.

This content comes to you from Our Sunday Visitor courtesy of your parish or diocese.


Daily Reading and Prayer

Blog Thumbnail

A spiritual reflection on the daily readings that help cultivate a pattern of daily prayer and a deepening relationship with God


February 18, 2019

Monday, February 18, 2019
Mark 8:11-13 The relationship between Jesus and the Pharisees is becoming more and more strained. His miracles are not enough for them. They want... Read More

February 17, 2019

Sunday, February 17, 2019
Luke 6: 17, 20-26 Jesus stands before his disciples and a crowd of both Jewish and non-Jewish people. He delivers the Beatitudes, blessings on... Read More

February 16, 2019

Saturday, February 16, 2019
Mark 8:1-10 Jesus is moved with pity for the people. They have come a great distance, which likely means there are Gentiles among them. They are... Read More