Ephphatha!

“Ephphatha!”
A reflection on Mark 7:31-37
Friday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time
©2022 by Gloria M. Chang

Again he left the district of Tyre and went by way of Sidon to the Sea of Galilee, into the district of the Decapolis. And

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Mercy on the Sabbath

On a sabbath Jesus went to dine at the home of one of the leading Pharisees, and the people there were observing him carefully. In front of him there was a man suffering from dropsy. Jesus spoke to the scholars of the law and Pharisees in reply, asking, “Is it lawful to cure on the sabbath or not?”

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Restoring Communion

19th Week in Ordinary Time, Wednesday (Year II)

Matthew 18:15-20

Jesus said to his disciples: “If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have won over your brother.Read the rest