Browsing the October 2018 archive of Blog

We are Companions on the Journey

Posted by debbie fields on 10/31/18


For Sunday, November 4th, 2018  31st Sunday in Ordinary Time  


Deuteronomy 6:2-6 Hebrews 7:23-28 Mark 12:28b-34


“Hear, O Israel! The Lord is our God, the Lord alone! Therefore, you shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with ... Read More »

Bounded by Our Spiritual Blindness

Posted by debbie fields on 10/24/18

  For Sunday, October 28th, 2018

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time  


Jeremiah 31:7-9 Hebrews 5:1-6 Mark 10:46-52


When I moved to Los Angeles from southern Indiana, one of the realities I had to adjust to was the large number of homeless people found in nearly every part ... Read More »

Saving the World Through the Powerless

Posted by debbie fields on 10/17/18

For Sunday, October 21st, 2018 

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time  

Isaiah 53:10-11 Hebrews 4:14-16 Mark 10:35-45

Jesus embraced a path of powerlessness.

Although he could heal any illness, drive out any demon, and command the powers of nature, he chose to be crushed in infirmity (Is 53:10). Although he ... Read More »

Who Am I, Lord?

Posted by debbie fields on 10/10/18


For Sunday, October 14th, 2018  28th Sunday in Ordinary Time  

Wisdom 7:7-11 Hebrews 4:12-13 Mark 10:17-30

In a poignant 1991 movie scene from “City Slickers,” Curly (a rugged cowboy played by Jack Palance) is having a deep conversation with Mitch (a middle-aged businessman played by Billy Crystal) about ... Read More »