1st Week in Ordinary Time (Year B) : Monday 11th January, 2021

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DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage

Dear Friend in the Lord,

God’s Call – Disciples: In today’s Gospel, the apostles Peter, Andrew, James and John were called and they left their fishing nets and followed Jesus.  Jesus’ Spirit is calling us daily to live the vocation of our faith as His disciples, with greater gratitude, courage and fidelity.  Are we Christ-centred in our daily living?

  Fr Philip Heng, S.J.

Mark 1:14-20

After John had been arrested, Jesus went into Galilee. There he proclaimed the gospel from God saying, ‘The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is close at hand. Repent, and believe the gospel.’

As he was walking along by the Lake of Galilee he saw Simon and Simon’s brother Andrew casting a net in the lake – for they were fishermen. And Jesus said to them, ‘Come after me and I will make you into fishers of people.’ And at once they left their nets and followed him.

Going on a little further, he saw James son of Zebedee and his brother John; they too were in their boat, mending the nets. At once he called them and, leaving their father Zebedee in the boat with the men he employed, they went after him.