Today's Homily

Sunday of Week 16 in Ordinary Time
Mk. 6:30-34
During His public ministry Jesus was the number one celebrity in all of Israel. If word got out that He was in a particular place, a crowd would soon gather. When He left that place and went to another, a different crowd would soon gather. People were drawn to Him as steel shavings to a magnet....


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