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Listen to the whole of St Mark's Gospel in 18 parts throughout Advent.

Reading Mark in Adven‪t‬ Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales

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Listen to the whole of St Mark's Gospel in 18 parts throughout Advent.

    Mark Chapter 16

    Mark Chapter 16

    We come to the eighteenth and final podcast of our Reading Mark in Advent series. After the agony of Our Lord’s crucifixion and death, we conclude with Jesus’s glorious Resurrection. Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome went at sunrise on the first day of the week to the tomb so that they […]

    • 4 min
    Mark Chapter 15: 22-47

    Mark Chapter 15: 22-47

    We pick up the second part of Chapter Fifteen at the foot of the cross as Jesus is Crucified at Golgotha. Darkness spreads over the whole land until the ninth hour when Jesus cries out: “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Jesus breathes his last as […]

    • 4 min
    Mark Chapter 15: 1-21

    Mark Chapter 15: 1-21

    As with the previous chapter, we have two podcasts to proclaim the Gospel for Chapter Fifteen. Here we focus on verses 1-21 as Jesus is bound and handed over to Pontius Pilate. Pilate scourges Jesus and delivers him to be Crucified having first pardoned the murderer Barabbas. Jesus is mocked and clothed in a purple […]

    • 3 min
    Mark Chapter 14: 32-72

    Mark Chapter 14: 32-72

    The second podcast completing Chapter Fourteen of St Mark’s Gospel, focusing on verses 32-72, starts with Jesus praying in the garden of Gethsemane. Jesus is betrayed by Judas and arrested. He is brought before the council and many stand and bare false witness against him. Chapter Fourteen concludes with Peter denying Jesus as was foretold […]

    • 7 min
    Mark Chapter 14: 1-31

    Mark Chapter 14: 1-31

    For Chapter Fourteen, we have two podcasts to proclaim the Gospel. We learn, at the start of the chapter, that the chief priests and scribes are plotting to kill Jesus but are wary of doing so before the Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread. A woman anoints Jesus with ointment of pure nard in […]

    • 5 min
    Mark Chapter 13

    Mark Chapter 13

    Chapter Thirteen starts with Jesus foretelling the destruction of the temple. He then sits on the Mount of Olives opposite the temple with Peter, James, John and Andrew. He warns them to be on guard as he discusses the signs of the end of the age. Jesus talks about the coming of the Son of […]

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