SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
September 12, 2021
Isaiah 50: 5-9a; Psalm 59; James 2: 14-18; Mark 8: 27-35
Jude Siciliano, OP
reflections on the Sunday scripture readings designed for persons on the run.
“Faith Book” is also brief enough to be posted in the Sunday parish bulletins
people take home.
today’s Isaiah reading:
The Lord God is my help,
therefore I am not disgraced.
I have set my face like flint,
knowing that I shall not be put to shame.
Doing the right thing doesn’t guarantee we’ll succeed. It’s not about success,
but about being faithful. But how can we be faithful when suffering is the
price, we sometimes must pay for doing what is right? What will keep us from
yielding and turning in another direction? Isaiah has a piece of wisdom and
assurance for us today, “The Lord God is my help; therefore, I am not
So, I ask myself:
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