Monthly Archives: January 2018

Week of February 4, 2018

Today’s scripture readings give us three examples of peoples’ service.  In Mark’s Gospel we hear the story of the healing of Peter’s mother-in-law.  As soon as she is healed she begins to wait on the people in the house.  To describe that Mark used the verb diakoneo, a word variously translated as wait on, minister […]

Week of January 7, 2017

Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star at its rising and have come to do him homage. (Mt. 2:2) We come to the end of our Christmas season with the celebration of the Epiphany.  Mary McGlone gives a wonderful reflection on today’s Gospel story of magi seeking the newborn king […]