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September 16, 2015

Volume 132, Issue #19


September 27, 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Mark 9:38-50

At this point in Mark, stumbling blocks seem a necessary point for conversation. We are good at placing them in others’ paths, and even better at setting them before ourselves.

Ordinary 25B (Mark 9:30-37)

This week’s Gospel may be the second Passion prediction, but being told that Jesus will be killed is no easier on the second hearing. Maybe the disciples don’t ask questions because they’re afraid it could be true.

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