Sunday, Sept. 16 (Year B, Cycle II), is the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Sept. 14 is the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. Sept. 15 is Our Lady of Sorrows.
Isaiah 50:4-9; Psalm 116:1-6, 8-9; James 2:14-18; Mark 8:27-35
Today’s readings come down to the identity of Christ and the identity of the Christian.
"Who do people say that I am?" Jesus asks his apostles in the Gospel. The apostles say, "John the Baptist."
"But who do you say that I am?" he asks.
With the words "You are the Christ," Peter says that Jesus is more than just a human prophet: He is the Son of the Living God.
He is not just the greatest possible...READ MORE