Are You Blind?

24 October 2009: 30th Sunday in Ordinary TimeJeremiah 31, 7-9; Psalm 126; Hebrew 5, 1-6; Mark 10, 46-52 The readings today tell us about movement. The first reading from Jeremiah is part of a series of poems celebrating the return from the Babylonian Exile. This hymn stresses the return of the weak, the blind, theContinue reading “Are You Blind?”

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Pieces of God’s Heart

17 November 2008 Monday of the 33rd Week in Ordinary TimeLuke 18, 35-43 Pieces of God’s Heart The Gospel is about the cure of the blind man. The beggar’s name was given by Mark the Evangelist. His name is Bartimeaus. In this incident, the disciples try to keep an “insignificant person” from bothering Jesus. ButContinue reading “Pieces of God’s Heart”

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Success Points

29 May 2008 Thursday of the 8th Week in Ordinary TimeMark 10, 46-52 Bartimaeus Jericho was 15 miles away from Jerusalem. Jesus was taking the road to Jerusalem. Jericho was along the way. He would pass Jericho to celebrate the Passover, as was the custom for those who lived within 15 miles from Jerusalem. ThoseContinue reading “Success Points”

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