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Suffering and Serving

Today’s first reading comes from the fourth of four passages in the Book of Isaiah that speak of a “suffering servant.” People see suffering as something terrible and to be avoided. However, in the first reading, regarding the suffering servant, we hear how “The LORD was pleased to crush him in infirmity.” It is the […]

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B – Homily

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Isaiah 53:10-11 Psalm 33:4-5, 18-19, 20, 22 (22) Hebrews 4:14-16 Mark 10:35-45 October 21, 2018 When I talked last week about attachments and things we might need to let go of, I mentioned awards.  There is nothing wrong with awards themselves but if we do something just to […]