Sunday, February 24, 2030
The readings for the 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time for Year B focus on God’s mercy. The first reading (Isaiah 43:18-19, 21-22, 24b-25) tells us not to bear grudges and gives us the Golden Rule. The psalm (Psalm 40:2-5, 13-14) is “The Lord is kind and merciful.” The second reading (2 Corinthians 1:18-22) reminds us that all of us are God’s temples. And in the gospel (Mark 2:1-12) Jesus tells us that he has the authority to forgive sins.
Some possible themes for this weekend are God’s how we should pursue God’s mercy and for others. Here are some ideas: