St. Mark

Do You Believe? – Mark 16

Do You Believe? – Mark 16

‘”Do you believe this?”” Jesus asked. If we go back to Mark’’s gospel, it may surprise and sadden us to see how slow the disciples were to believe: “She [Mary Magdalene] went out and told those who had been with him , as they mourned and wept. But when they heard that he was alive and had been seen by her, they would not believe it”” (16:10-11). But are we also slow to believe? Surely that is the question Mark wanted us to ask ourselves whenever we read this.

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The God Forsaken – Mark 15

The God Forsaken – Mark 15

“My God, My God, Why have you forsaken me?” –Here we have proof that whatever isolation we feel from God in the midst of our own experiences of darkness, Jesus too knows, because He has experienced it himself.

But his experience is not the same as ours, at least not in the way we tend to think….

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