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February 2024

Volume 141, Issue #2


February 25, Lent 2B (Mark 8:31–38)

What a roller coaster for the disciples: They are following the Messiah! And doing so will cost them everything.

February 18, Lent 1B (Mark 1:9–15)

Does Jesus hide from the wild beasts? Hurl rocks at them? Mark doesn’t say.

February 14, Ash Wednesday (Matthew 6:1–6, 16–21)

How did my friend feel making a cross on my forehead, not knowing how long I’d be alive?

February 11, Transfiguration B (Mark 9:2–9)

What Peter, James, and John see on the mountain cannot be neatly packaged for resale.

February 4, Epiphany 5 (1 Corinthians 9:16–23; Mark 1:29–39)

Paul knew something about being an obnoxious weirdo.

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