He left and went off to a deserted place, where he prayed [Daily Gospel Reading - January 10, 2018]

Added 10 January 2018 by United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

A reading from the holy Gospel according Mark:

[Mk 1: 29-39]

On leaving the synagogue Jesus entered the house of Simon and Andrew with James and John. Simon's mother-in-law lay sick with a fever. They immediately told him about her. He approached, grasped her hand, and helped her up. Then the fever left her and she waited on them.

When it was evening, after sunset, they brought to him all who were ill or possessed by demons. The whole town was gathered at the door. He cured many who were sick with various diseases, and he drove out many demons, not permitting them to speak because they knew him.

Rising very early before dawn,  he left and went off to a deserted place, where he prayed. Simon and those who were with him pursued him and on finding him said, "Everyone is looking for you." He told them, "Let us go on to the nearby villages that I may preach there also. For this purpose have I come." So he went into their synagogues, preaching and driving out demons  throughout the whole of Galilee.

 

Today's gospel reading, January 10, 2018

Wednesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time

 

Source: USCCB: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/


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