The readings for the Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year B tell us the Church is the bride of Christ.
- First Reading: Hosea 2:16-17,21-22 – “I will betroth you to me with fidelity”
- Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 103:1-2, 3-4, 8-10, 12-13 – “The Lord is compassionate and gracious”
- Second Reading: 2 Corinthians 3:1-6 – “God has qualified us as ministers of a new covenant”
- Gospel: Mark 2:18-22 – “As long as they have the bridegroom with them they cannot fast”
This weekend we could focus on God’s love and faithfulness, and our faithfulness to God. Here are some ideas: