Reflection for Sunday 19th Sept

Reflection for Sunday 19th Sept

At this point in Mark’s gospel, Jesus is reiterating the teaching to his disciples about what is going to happen and how the kingdom should look. He’s trying to teach them and make them understand what is going to come, and they are finding it difficult to...
Reflection for Sunday 19th Sept

Reflection for Sunday 12th Sept

Reflection Mark 8: 27-38 At this roughly mid-point in Mark’s Gospel, Jesus begins teaching about what will happen to him. This passage is the first occasion and is introduced by the discussion about who Jesus is; Jesus eases the disciples into the discussion by asking...
Reflection for Sunday 19th Sept

Reflection for Sunday 5th Sept

The gospel reading for today is one that divides the commentators – not surprising as it seems Jesus is rude to this woman in need, and the way he heals the man seems peculiar. For us, 2000 years on, and 2000 miles away from where it happened, we have to acknowledge...
Reflection for Sunday 19th Sept

Reflection for Sunday 29th Aug

Year B, Mark 7_1-8, 14-15, 21-23, WORSHIP AT HOME REFLECTION In our Gospel passage today we move back into Mark and away from our tour through John 6 which we have had for the last few weeks. The story we hear today is about an encounter between Jesus and the...
Reflection for Sunday 19th Sept

Reflection for Sunday 22nd Aug

Reflection John 6: 56-69 We come to the final part of John chapter 6 – this long section in which Jesus responds to the questions and challenges of the crowd who simply do not get the deeper meaning in what Jesus is saying. The scene is now Capernaum, and in the...
Reflection for Sunday 19th Sept

Reflection for Sunday 15th Aug

The readings for today are a mixed group. The OT reading is a wonderful snippet from the first part of Proverbs which focuses on Wisdom. Wisdom is the voice of God into our world, inviting not demanding, offering not compelling, but do we listen, do we look out for...