Carrying your cross

September 14, 2012   // 0 Comments

Our readings from scripture for this week centers on “carrying one’s cross.” The Gospel is from Mark 8: 27-35. The first reading is from Isaiah 50: 5-9a. Isaiah is addressing a community that for years that been in exile, slaves in a foreign land. And Isaiah brings to them words of hope in spite of their suffering. Beaten down by fifty years of exile, Isaiah’s community is ready to give up all h...

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