Jesus 2. Pharisees 0.

In today’s Gospel from the Mass, Jesus heals a man with a withered hand on the Sabbath (Mark 3:1-6).  Like yesterday’s Gospel, the Pharisees again get humiliated on the Sabbath.

Jesus heals the withered hand. (*Warning*)

In today’s Gospel from the Mass, Jesus heals a man with a withered hand on the Sabbath (Mark 3:1-6).  Warning: there is a graphic image of a withered hand at the bottom of this page. [1] Again he entered the synagogue, and a man was there who had a withered hand. [2] And they watched him, to […]

Throwdown in the wheat field. Guess who wins.

The Gospel reading from today’s Mass (Mark 2:23-28) describes how the Pharisees challenge Jesus in a wheat field on the Sabbath: [23] One sabbath he was going through the grainfields; and as they made their way his disciples began to pluck heads of grain. [24] And the Pharisees said to him, “Look, why are they doing what […]