The Fleet Sources – 10 December 2023 – Second Sunday of Advent – 2-B

Be Still and Know That I Am God (N)– Pray Without Ceasing (C)– From Your Lips to God’s Ear (T)

Agape Bible Study – “The Gospel of Mark, Lesson 1: Introduction – The Gospel According to St. Mark: Lion of God,” by Michal Hunt

Catholic Answers – “A Big Fight Over St. Mark,” by Jimmy Akin

Catholic Answers – “Person of Interest: Who Is the Naked Man in Mark’s Gospel?” by hector Molina

Catholic Answers – “Mark, saint, Author of the Gospel of Mark,” by J. MacRory. Excerpted “unabridged … from the original Catholic Encyclopedia, published between 1907 and 1912.”

Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States – “St. Mark the Apostle, the Founder of the Coptic Church”:

NC Register – “8 Things to Know and Share About St. Mark and His Gospel, by Jimmy Akin”

Patristic Bible Commentary – “Gospel of Mark Commentary‎, Catena Aurea on Mark”

Sanctoral – “Lives of the Saints, Our Models and Protectors; St. Mark, evangelist.” Little Pictorial Lives of the Saints, a compilation based on Butler’s Lives of the Saints and other sources by John Gilmary Shea (Benziger Brothers: New York, 1894)

Catholic Resources – Seasons… Fr. Felix Just


Our Lady of the World, Old & New (N) (C); Faith and Prayer (T)

A History:  the Immaculate Conception

The Story of St. Juan Diego’s Tilma by a physician-scientist:

The Miraculous Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe:


Lady Bug, Lady Bug, Fly Away Home (T)

uDayton – “Ladybugs and Mary,” by Father Johann Roten, S.M.

uCatholic – “Did You Know? Ladybugs Are Named for the Virgin Mary,” by George Ryan

Tom Perna, Mariology – “Mondays with Mary” – ‘The Beetles of Our Lady’


Scriptural Secrets (N)– Hidden Gems (C)

Agape Bible Study – “The Gospel Of Mark, Lesson 1: Introduction, The Gospel According to St. Mark: Lion of God,” by Michal Hunt


Catechetical Corner (N)– Catholic Passport (C)

Grace in Torah – Hebrew Numbers 1 – 10

Mercy Home – “The Purpose and Symbolism Of The Advent Wreath And Candles”

Catholic Exchange – The Traditional Symbolism of Four, by David Clayton

Catholic Care – Faithfully Waiting, an Advent Reflection, Meredith Lemos


*Tugboat – Witness: Isaiah

Who was Isaiah?


*Tugboat Challenge: Prepare the Manger, II

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