When Christianity is reduced to deism or moralism, we turn the Gospel into a faint echo of the surrounding culture. But today’s readings propose something much more substantive than spiritual bromides or ethical directives. They suggest a new world breaking into the old. 

Mass Readings

Reading 1 – Jonah 3:1-5, 10
Psalm – Psalm 25:4-9
Reading 2 – 1 Corinthians 7:29-31
Gospel – Mark 1:14-20