The Meaning of Discipleship09-19-2021© J. S. Paluch Company
The geography of today’s Gospel is significant. Jesus is completing his ministry in Galilee and beginning his journey to Jerusalem, where he will meet both death and resurrection. The prediction of his death placed here is the second of three in Mark’s Gospel, and as usual it is the occasion for an important teaching on the part of Jesus. Today that lesson is tied to the need for his disciples to embrace a ministry of service. A play on words in Aramaic would have linked the words “child” and “servant,” thus turning Jesus’ gesture of placing a child in their midst into an illustration of his understanding of himself as the Servant of the Lord.READ MORE
Events & Announcements
Add Sun, Oct 10
Bishop Edward J. Weisenburger invites you to a special Mass on Oct 10 for couples who have received the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony. Registration is due Sep 10.