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The Spirituality of Pain

Cycle BOrdinary TimeWeek 5

by Bishop Robert BarronFebruary 08, 2015


Why would an all-powerful and all-loving God allow his people to suffer so much? That's one of the oldest and most difficult theological questions. Our first reading from Job and our Gospel from Mark provide some fascinating answers.

Mass Readings

Reading 1 - Job 7:1-4, 6-7
Psalm - Psalm 147:1-6
Reading 2 - 1 Corinthians 9:16-19,22-23
Gospel - Mark 1:29-39