29Aug 29 August. The Beheading of St John the Baptist

Jer 1:17-19. Like Jeremiah, we must speak out against domineering rulers.

Mk 6:17-29. Mark gives a grimly sober account of John the Baptist’s execution.

First Reading: Jeremiah 1:17-19.

But you, gird up your loins; stand up and tell them everything … Read the rest