Day: January 22, 2016

Speaking to the Soul: Bigger Questions

Week of 2 Epiphany, Year Two

[Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.]

Today’s Readings for the Daily Office:
Psalms 31 (morning) // 35 (evening)

Genesis 11:27-12:8

Hebrews 7:1-17

John 4:16-26

In today’s gospel, Jesus visits privately with a Samaritan woman at a well. The woman is avoiding her own community by coming to draw water in the middle of the day; Jesus is violating his own community’s norms by speaking directly with a woman. What strikes me most […]