Sunday, April 1, 2012

Palm--Passion Sunday, Cycle B, 1 April 2012

Click here to download and listen to this homily ((30 minutes) 21 min Gospel, 9 min homily) given by Fr Thomas Weise at St Catherine of Siena parish in Petersburg, Alaska. Today Jesus rides triumphant into Jerusalem knowing full well it would lead to his death. Let us show our love for God just as the women who spent 300 days wages to anoint the feet of Jesus before his death. It is all about a humble Love triumphing over the energy centers of this world: power/control, affection/esteem/pleasure, safety/security, and over identification with our group. May our journey with Jesus this Holy Week make us more like him.

Readings: Mark 11:1-10; Isaiah 50:4-7; Psalm 22; Philippians 2:6-11; Mark 14:1-15:47

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