Sunday's Readings

‘Mary!’

Easter DayActs 10:34-43 or Isa. 25:6-9Ps. 118:1-2, 14-241 Cor. 15:1-11 or Acts 10:34-43John 20:1-18 or Mark 16:1-8Throw the seed of the Resurrection along the path, but do not expect the blade, the ear, and the... Read more...

The Current of Salvation

Palm SundayIs. 50:4-9a • Ps. 31:9-16 • Phil. 2:5-11Mark 14:1-15:47 or Mark 15:1-39 (40-47)The liturgical resources and ap­pointed readings are extraordinarily rich. Here I turn only to St. Mark. This particular... Read more...

Hearing and Returning

The Second Sunday in LentGen. 17:1-7, 15-16 • Ps. 22:22-30Rom. 4:13-25 • Mark 8:31-38The trouble with Peter, and the reason he is momentarily called Satan, is that he does not “sense” the things of God. And alt... Read more...

The Preacher

The Fifth Sunday of EpiphanyIsa. 40:21-31 • Ps. 147:1-12, 21c1 Cor. 9:16-23 • Mark 1:29-39Religious studies, however compelling and intriguing to a few, is not the subject of Christian preaching. The preacher i... Read more...