March 2nd, 2021

The Gospel according to Matthew (23:1-12)  Jesus spoke to the crowds and to his disciples, saying,“The scribes and the Phariseeshave taken their seat on the chair of Moses.Therefore, do and observe all things whatsoever they tell you,but do not follow their example.For they preach but they do not practice.They tie up heavy burdens hard toContinue reading “March 2nd, 2021”

February 16th, 2021

The Gospel according to Mark (8:14-21)  The disciples had forgotten to bring bread,and they had only one loaf with them in the boat.Jesus enjoined them, “Watch out,guard against the leaven of the Phariseesand the leaven of Herod.” They concluded among themselves thatit was because they had no bread.When he became aware of this he said toContinue reading “February 16th, 2021”

February 9th, 2021

The Gospel according to Mark (7:1-13)  When the Pharisees with some scribes who had come from Jerusalemgathered around Jesus,they observed that some of his disciples ate their mealswith unclean, that is, unwashed, hands.(For the Pharisees and, in fact, all Jews,do not eat without carefully washing their hands,keeping the tradition of the elders.And on coming fromContinue reading “February 9th, 2021”