Sunday, June 27, 2021
The readings for the Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year B show us that God wants nothing but life and goodness for us. The first reading (Wisdom 1:13-15; 2:23-24) explains that God desires life for us, not death. The psalm (Psalm 30:2, 4, 5-6, 11, 12, 13) sings ” I will praise you, Lord, for you have rescued me.” The second reading (2 Corinthians 8:7, 9, 13-15) tells us that God desires abundance for all of his children. And in the gospel (Mark 5:21-43) Jesus brings a young girl back to life and heals a woman who has been suffering for years.
Discussion topics for this week could what we need to be healed in our own lives and gratitude for all that God has provided for us. Here are some ideas: