The Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings You probably know me well enough that you know I’m going to say that the Gospel story that we have today isn’t about the healing of the blind man. And you’re right; I’m not. But you might be expecting me to say that the story is really about some more pervasive blindness that… Continue reading The Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings “Master, I want to see.” As you might have guessed, today’s Gospel story isn’t about healing a blind man.  Yes, that’s what happened in the story, and it was significant, but that’s not the real essence of the story and it’s not why we have this story in the Scriptures today.  The story… Continue reading Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Thursday of the Eighth Week of Ordinary Time

Today's readings [display_podcast] One of the voices that can never be silenced in us is the voice that cries out seeking to see.  We spend our whole lives crying out as Bartimaeus in today’s Gospel: “Master, I want to see.”  And just as the crowd and even the disciples could not silence his desires, so… Continue reading Thursday of the Eighth Week of Ordinary Time