Misuse of Scripture A man who was fond of having his own way at home made sure that he got it by constantly reminding his wife that the Bible said she was to obey her husband. He made this an…
Reading 1 GN 17:1, 9-10, 15-22 When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the LORD appeared to himand said: “I am God the Almighty.Walk in my presence and be blameless.” God also said to Abraham:“On your part, you and your descendants…
When love hurts: healing the lepers of today In our Gospel reading today, Jesus shows his compassion for a leper by healing him with a touch of his hand. Who are the lepers of today? In biblical times, lepers were…
1) Opening prayer Father,guide and protector of your people,grant us an unfailing respect for your name,and keep us always in your love.We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son,who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one…
Reading 1 GN 16:1-12, 15-16 Abram’s wife Sarai had borne him no children.She had, however, an Egyptian maidservant named Hagar.Sarai said to Abram: “The LORD has kept me from bearing children.Have intercourse, then, with my maid;perhaps I shall have sons…
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