Friends, with our readings from this weekend, we are on very holy ground because we’re dealing with the imagery, symbolism, and theology of the suffering servant. Yes, he is the one who will bring God’s salvation to all the world, but he will do it by bearing the pain and suffering of the world.

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Isaiah 50:5-9a
Psalm – Psalm 116:1-9
Reading 2 – James 2:14-18
Gospel – Mark 8:27-35