Mary and Martha – Luke 10:38-42, 11:27-28

Gospel Reading August 15th The Dormition of the Theotokos (Luke 10:38-42, 11:27-28) Luke 10:38–42 recounts the visit paid by our Lord to the home of two sisters, Mary and Martha. Upon entering the house, Jesus is welcomed by Martha. She then continues to pre-occupy herself with serving while her sister, Mary, sits at the feet of Jesus listening to His teaching. Upon noticing that Mary is no longer helping with the serving, Martha becomes annoyed and says: “Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Tell her to help me.” (v. 40). Our Lord [...]