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Readings & Reflections: Thursday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time & St. Gilbert of Sempringham, February 16,2017

Readings & Reflections: Thursday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time & St. Gilbert of Sempringham, February 16,2017

Peter rebukes Jesus for speaking openly about his imminent Passion and Death. For Peter, such suffering does not correspond to the profession he has just made: “You are the Christ.” The Lord responds, “Get behind me, Satan.” To claim Christ without his cross is akin to Satanism. The sign of the unending covenant is the red of Christ’s shed blood.

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Opening Prayer

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