Year B

Year B

Lesson Plans

Jesus takes Peter, John, and James up a mountain to pray.

The season of Ordinary Time continues for two more Sundays.

A beautiful building, the Temple – laboriously built and the pride of the people.

My kingdom is not of this world. My kingdom is not won in a battle.

The question from the disciples this week is not meant to be one to challenge or trip Jesus up. 

We step aside from the flow of the propers and celebrate all the saints. We stop. We notice.

No ceremony, no pomposity, no swooping in with fuss and feathers.

How in the world will we find our place, our position, our status, if we are already "in?” What

What does it take to get in? That’s the question that Jesus is asked.

The Pharisees continue to try to trap Jesus. Divorce: “Is it lawful?” the Pharisees ask.



August 30, 2015

It is, in the end, the return of the spirit to the place where love of God is born, not where it

February 10, 2016

Jesus warns us to practice our piety in secret. We are not to give alms, to pray, or to fast in

November 15, 2015

Today’s lessons are a mixture of life struggles, miracles and prophecies.

November 8, 2015

Benjamin Franklin once said, “a penny saved is a penny earned.” Yet, despite the sage w

November 1, 2015

All Saints’ Day is one of the most underrated church holidays of the year.

October 25, 2015

Bartimaeus son of Timaeus was a nobody.

October 18, 2015

One remarkable thing about a lot of Christians is the way they approach the world and one anothe

October 11, 2015

The readings from the Psalm and Job seem to contrast sharply with the gospel and epistle lessons

October 4, 2015

Today’s gospel leaves many of us uncomfortable for one reason or another.  It doesn’t come acros

September 27, 2015

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