Category: Mark

  • Jesus Anointed with Oil to Prepare Him

    Jesus Anointed with Oil to Prepare Him

    Scripture Readings: Mark 14:1-11(text); Psalm 133:1-2 March 14, 2010 In the early 1970s, when I was in college, a rock musical called “Jesus Christ Superstar” became a hit in Broadway and in the movies. It was the story of the struggle between two personalities in John’s gospel: Our Lord Jesus and Judas Iscariot. Also prominent…

  • The Son of God, Our King, Releases Satan’s Captives (Mark 5:1-20)

    The Son of God, Our King, Releases Satan’s Captives (Mark 5:1-20)

    The Philippine Daily Inquirer reported on August 20, 2008 that about 25 students in a public high school in Calapan City, Mindoro province have suffered seizures and shortness of breath due to what the principal of the school has attributed to being “possessed by evil spirits.” …A mass was offered by a Catholic priest at…