Jesus Denounces the Scribes and Justifies a Widow

Reflection on the Gospel of the Thirty-Second Sunday In Ordinary Time Mark 12:38-44 “Out of her poverty has put in everything she had, all she had to live on” … This is a very hard hitting statement. It makes me very uncomfortable. Indeed, the widow had nothing, abandoned by society, left to fend for herself, […]

The Service of the Scribes Vs. The Widow’s Offering

Mark 12:38-44   Throughout Jesus public ministry Pharisees , Sadducees, Scribes, the Chief Priest and elders of synagogue opposed him and tried to find out faults in his teaching. Jesus’ ministry was to reveal the truth and explain the essence of the Commandments given by God the Father. Jesus was fully focused towards this in […]