Commentary by Fr Donagh O’Shea OP, www.goodnews.ie Mk 7:31-37 Jesus returned from the region of Tyre, and went by way of Sidon towards the Sea of Galilee, in the region of the Decapolis. They brought to him a deaf man who had an impediment in his speech; and they begged him to lay his hand
Commentary by Fr Donagh O’Shea OP, www.goodnews.ie Mk 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 When the Pharisees and some of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem gathered around Jesus, they noticed that some of his disciples were eating with defiled hands, that is, without washing them. (For the Pharisees, and all the Jews, do not eat unless
TEXT: – John 06: 60–71 Reactions to the Bread of Life Discourse A Hard Saying 60 Many of his disciples, when they heard it, said, “This is a hard saying; who can listen to it?” Jesus’ Response 61 But Jesus, knowing in himself that his disciples murmured at it, said to them, “Do you take
Commentary by Fr Donagh O’Shea OP, www.goodnews.ie Lk 1:39-56 Muslims have a tradition that Mohammed was illiterate. It is a way of saying that the Koran was God’s production, not his. This tradition is similar, as far as it goes, to the Christian teaching about Mary’s virginity. One of the differences is that the
The commentary by Fr. Paul Murray OP at www.wordonfire.org The Adventurous Legacy of St. Dominic In the twelfth canto of the Paradiso, when Dante begins to speak of St. Dominic and of his passion to proclaim the word of truth, he speaks of him not only as an educated man and preacher of the gospel but
JOHN 6: 22–40 BREAD OF LIFE, Part I Ordinary Time, Sunday 18B (John 6: 24–35) A TEXT New Setting 22 On the next day the people who remained on the other side of the sea saw that there had been only one boat there, and that Jesus had not entered the boat with his disciples,
Commentary by Fr Donagh O’Shea OP, www.goodnews.ie Jn 6:1-15 After this Jesus went to the other side of the Sea of Galilee, also called the Sea of Tiberias. A large crowd kept following him, because they saw the signs that he was doing for the sick. Jesus went up the mountain and sat down there
Commentary by Fr Donagh O’Shea OP, www.goodnews.ie Mk 6:30-34 The apostles gathered around Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught. He said to them, “Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat.
TEA: Text, Explanation, Application TEXT Mark 6: 7 — 13 The Twelve Sent on Mission Call and Mission 7 And he called to him the twelve, and began to send them out two by two, and gave them authority over the unclean spirits. No Baggage 8 He charged them to take nothing for their journey
Commentary by Fr Donagh O’Shea OP, www.goodnews.ie Mk 6:1-6 Jesus came to his hometown, and his disciples followed him. On the sabbath he began to teach in the synagogue, and many who heard him were astounded. They said, “Where did this man get all this? What is this wisdom that has been given to him?