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Jesus Still Teaches With Authority & Is Still In Our Midst

Today’s Gospel (Mark 1: 21-28) presents Jesus going to Capernaum where he enters a synagogue and teaches. Two powerful truths are given us: Jesus comes to us today. This is what the Incarnation is all about; Jesus dwelling among us.  Just as Jesus walked with his disciples and came among the people to teach, he comes to us today. Secondly, Jesus is Teacher.  He taught in the synagogue in Capernaum and the people recognized a ‘new teaching’ in him, because he taught with ‘authority.’  Jesus indeed teaches with authority because He is the Source of God’s […]

Humility Before God

On this Fourteenth Sunday of Ordinary Time, the readings are full of images and messages of humility.  We begin first with the Prophet, Zechariah.  He foresees and foretells the coming of a savior…meek, and riding on an ass, on a colt, the foal of an ass.  This prophecy of course speaks of Christ. Christ is the embodiemnt of meekness and humility.  He gave up His place with the Father in heaven to take on our humanity…a great act of humility in and of itself!  He came in human flesh to reveal the divinity of God.  […]

By Daniele Zedda • 18 February

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