GOSPEL – SUNDAY, 11th NOVEMBER 2018 – Thirty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (Mark 12:38-44)

 

This poor widow has put more in than all who contributed.

In his teaching Jesus said, “Beware of the scribes who like to walk about in long robes, to be greeted obsequiously in the market squares, to take the front seats in the synagogues and the places of honour at banquets; these are the men who swallow the property of widows, while making a show of lengthy prayers. The more severe will be the sentence they receive.’

 

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GOSPEL – SUNDAY, 4th NOVEMBER 2018 – Thirty First Sunday in Ordinary Time (Mark 12: 28-34)

 

This is the first commandment, and the second is similar to it.

One of the scribes came up to Jesus and put a question to him, ‘Which is the first of all the commandments?’ Jesus replied, ‘This is the first: Listen, Israel, the Lord our God is the one Lord, and you must love the Lord your God wit all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind and with all your strength. The second is this:

 

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GOSPEL – SUNDAY, 21st OCTOBER 2018 – Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Mark 10: 35-45)

 

The Son of Man came to give his life as ransom for all.

James and John, the sons of Zebedee, approached Jesus. ‘Master,’ they said to him ‘we want you to do us a favour.’ He said to them, ‘What is it you want me to do for you?’ They said to him, ‘Allow us to sit one at your right hand the other at your left in your glory.’ ‘You do not know what you are asking’ Jesus said to them. ‘Can you drink the cup that I must drink or be baptised with the baptism with which I must be baptised.?’ They replied, “We can.’ Jesus said to them, The cup that I must drink you shall drink, and with the baptism with which I must be baptised you shall be baptised, but as for seats at my right hand or my left, these are not mine to grant; they belong to those to whom they have been allotted.’

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