Good News Reflection

Saturday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time (January 20, 2018): The Craziness of the Mission

A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Mark (Mk 3:20-21) Jesus came with his disciples into the house. Again the crowd gathered, making it impossible for them even to eat.  When his relatives heard of ...

Friday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time (January 19, 2018): Dealing with the jealousy of others

Today's Readings: 1 Samuel 24:3-21 Ps 57:2, 3-4, 6, 11 Mark 3:13-19 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/011918.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/18_01_19.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Mark. Jesus went up the mountain and summoned those whom he wanted and they came to ...

Thursday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time (January 18, 2018): Looking for a quick fix?

Today's Readings: 1 Samuel 18:6-9; 19:1-7 Ps 56:2-3, 9-13 (with 5b) Mark 3:7-12 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/011818.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/18_01_18.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Mark. Jesus withdrew toward the sea with his disciples. A large ...

Wednesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time (January17, 2018): Memorial of Saint Anthony, Abbot

Today's Readings: 1 Samuel 17:32-33, 37, 40-51 Ps 144:1-2, 9-10 Mark 3:1-6 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/011718.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/18_01_17.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Mark. Jesus entered the synagogue. There was a man there who had ...

Tuesday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time (January 16, 2018): God has anointed you, too!

Today's Readings: 1 Samuel 16:1-13 Ps 89:20-22, 27-28 Mark 2:23-28 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/011618.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/18_01_16.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Mark. As Jesus was passing through a field of grain on the sabbath, his ...

Monday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time (January 15, 2018): New wineskins, new mornings

Today's Readings: 1 Samuel 15:16-23 Ps 50:8-9, 16bc-17, 21 and 23 Mark 2:18-22 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/011518.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/18_01_15.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Mark. The disciples of John and of the Pharisees were accustomed ...

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B (January 14, 2018): What are you looking for?

Today's Readings: 1 Samuel 3:3b-10, 19 Ps 40:2, 4, 7-10 1 Corinthians 6:13c-15a, 17-20 John 1:35-42 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/011418.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/18_01_14.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to John. John was standing with two of his ...

Saturday of the First Week in Ordinary Time (January 13, 2017): Gentleness of Judgment

A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Mark (Mk 2:13-17) Jesus went out along the sea. All the crowd came to him and he taught them. As he passed by, he saw Levi, son of ...

Friday of the First Week in Ordinary Time (January 12, 2018): Generous love

Today's Readings: 1 Samuel 8:4-7, 10-22a Ps 89:16-19 Mark 2:1-12 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/011218.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/18_01_12.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Mark. When Jesus returned to Capernaum after some days, it became known that he ...

Thursday of the First Week in Ordinary Time (January 11, 2018): How to win battles without using God as a weapon

Today's Readings: 1 Samuel 4:1-11 Ps 44:10-11, 14-15, 24-25 (with 27b) Mark 1:40-45 www.usccb.org/bible/readings/011118.cfm USCCB Podcast of the Readings: ccc.usccb.org/cccradio/NABPodcasts/18_01_11.mp3 A reading from the Holy Gospel according to Mark. A leper came to him and kneeling down begged ...