Reading: Mark 7:31-37 Drawing Near: My words “Be opened” in today’s Gospel bring hearing and speech to a man who had been deaf and struggled with a speech impediment. “O, Jesus, I am open to your healing touch today.” Let this be your prayer today; share it with your students. To view the complete Gospel reading, click here.
Reading: Mark 7:14-23 Drawing Near: In today’s Gospel, I try to help my disciples understand that what goes into the body does not defile; rather, it’s what comes out of a person. Let your every kindness today be your prayer of glory and praise to Our Father.
Reading: Mark 7:1-13 Drawing Near: “How well you have set aside the commandment of God in order to uphold your tradition!” Pray for the courage to change that which you need to change when you hear my words to the Pharisees in today’s Gospel. To view the complete Gospel reading, click here.
Reading: Mark 6:53-56 Drawing Near: In today’s Gospel, people come from all around to be healed by way of nothing more than the touch of the tassel of my cloak. Let the tassel of my cloak touch your brokenness in prayer today.
Reading: Matthew 5:13-16 Drawing Near: In today’s Gospel, I tell the disciples, "Just so, your light must shine before others..." Bless your ministry as a catechist. Let the light of your faith shine before others.
Reading: Mark 6:30-34 Drawing Near: In today’s Gospel, I invite my Apostles to come away to a deserted place “and rest a while.” Let your prayer today be one of rest, of your own wordless presence in my Presence. To view the complete Gospel reading, click here.