Today in the Second Sunday of Lent, the Gospel recounts to us the transfiguration of our Lord. The homilist enlightens us that this Gospel by Mark is against an epiphany Christology. What this means is that we shouldn't focus too much on the glory and miracles of Jesus culminating in the Transfiguration. He says St … Continue reading No cross, no crown!
This is the first Sunday in Lent and the Gospel tells us that the Spirit drove Jesus into the desert for forty days before he began his ministry that would eventually lead him to death and resurrection. Similarly for us, we need to use these forty days of Lent to go deep into the inner … Continue reading Inner desert
In today's Gospel, Jesus takes pity on a man with leprosy and cures him telling him to "be clean". And immediately the leprosy left him. The homilist says there is a sacramental similarity with the sacrament of confession here. Jesus stretches out His hand and says the divine words “Be clean”. And, just like God’s … Continue reading Be clean
In this Sunday's Gospel, we have Jesus staying a night at Simon's house. He healed his mother-in-law who had a fever, and they brought more people to Him for healing that night. "And in the morning, a great while before day, he rose and went out to a lonely place, and there he prayed. And Simon … Continue reading Should I stay or should I go?