Browsing the June 2021 archive of Blog

Bringing Glad Tidings with an Open Heart

Posted by debbie fields on 6/30/21

  For Sunday, July 4, 2021 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

 Ezekiel 2:2-52 Corinthians 12:7-10Mark 6:1-6

Could you be described as “hard of face and obstinate of heart” (Ezekiel 2:4), particularly in matters of faith? What aspects of the Catholic faith have you yet to embrace with an open ... Read More »

I Say to You, Arise!

Posted by debbie fields on 6/23/21

  For Sunday, June 27, 2021 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

 Wisdom 1:13-15; 2:23-242 Corinthians 8:7, 9, 13-15Mark 5:21-43 or 5:21-24, 35b-43

As Jesus said to Jairus, the synagogue official in today’s Gospel, he also says to us: “Do not be afraid; just have faith.” We often associate the ... Read More »

Fear is Not the End of the Story

Posted by debbie fields on 6/16/21

  For Sunday, June 20, 2021 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

 Job 38:1, 8-112 Corinthians 5:14-17Mark 4:35-41

Jesus asked them, “Why are you terrified?Do you not yet have faith?”—Mark 4:40

Were you afraid of the dark when you were a child? I certainly was. Although there was a nightlight ... Read More »

The Sure and Silent Growth of God's Kingdom

Posted by debbie fields on 6/09/21

  For Sunday, June 13, 2021 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

 Ezekiel 17:22-242 Corinthians 5:6-10Mark 4:26-34

My first science project was to plant a seed in a Styrofoam cup and keep track of its growth. My grandmother helped me dig up some dirt and plant the seed. I soaked ... Read More »

Seeing the Body of Christ

Posted by debbie fields on 6/03/21

  For Sunday, June 6, 2021 The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

 Exodus 24:3-8Hebrews 9:11-15Mark 14:12-16, 22-26

St. Teresa of Calcutta shares a story that talks about seeing Jesus in the Eucharist and seeing Jesus in the poor people in the streets of Calcutta:

“Our sisters had to go to ... Read More »