October 2018

30th Sunday - B Dear friends in Christ,   Today’s Gospel tells the story of Bartimaeus a blind man. Hearing that Jesus was passing by the roadside where he sat begging for money, he began crying out loud, “Jesus, son of David, have pity on me!” And when...

29th Sunday of the Year - B   Dear friends in Christ,   One of the consistent themes in Mark’s Gospel is the lack of comprehension of the disciples. Again and again the disciples failed and missed the point. Mark put this remark at the end of his Gospel:...

27th Sunday of the Year   Dear friends in Christ,   The Book of Genesis reports two different stories of creation and both stories tell that from the beginning God creates marriage between a man and a woman: first story (1:26-28) describes marriage as means of procreation; second story...