The mass readings for Year B focus on the Gospel of Mark. A good commentary assists the reader to access the themes in the gospel and respond to them. Mary Healy helps the reader understand the culture and landscape and the time of Jesus in order to bring this gospel to life.
This book can serve as a tool to prepare for homilies and teaching. It is also very useful as background material for Lectio Divina or mass prep. We have used this book as the basis for a small group study.