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'What do you want me to do for you?' Sunday Reflections. 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B

Christ healing the Blind Man ,  Eustache Le Sueur  [ Web Gallery of Art ]     Readings   (New American Bible: Philippines, USA)  Readings   (Jerusalem Bible: Australia, England & Wales, India [optional], Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa)  Gospel  Mark 10:46-52  (Revised Standard Version – Catholic Edition) As Jesus was leaving Jericho with his disciples and a great multitude, Bartimaeus, a blind beggar, the son of Timaeus, was sitting by the roadside. And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out and say, "Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!" And many rebuked him, telling him to be silent; but he cried out all the more, "Son of David, have mercy on me!" And Jesus stopped and said, "Call him." And they called the blind man, saying to him, "Take heart; rise, he is calling you." And throwing off his mantle he sprang up and came to Jesus. And Jesus said to him, "What do y

'Aaron' - Fighting for First Birthdays

The story of Aaron and his parents can be told by many if they are enabled to do so. One such place where women and men can tell this story is  Rachel's Vineyard . After this video was made Vanessa Ore, who plays Aaron's mother,  told her own story . The video was published on .

'You are witnesses to this.' Sunday Reflections, 3rd Sunday of Easter Year B

  Supper at Emmaus , Rembrandt, c.1629 Readings (New American Bible: Philippines, USA)   Gospel Luke 24:35-48 (Jerusalem Bible: Australia, England & Wales, India [optional], Ireland, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa) The disciples told their story of what had happened on the road and how they had recognised Jesus at the breaking of bread. They were still talking about this when Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, 'Peace be with you! ' In a state of alarm and fright, they thought they were seeing a ghost. But he said, 'Why are you so agitated, and why are these doubts rising in your hearts? Look at my hands and feet; yes, it is I indeed. Touch me and see for yourselves; a ghost has no flesh and bones as you can see I have.' And as he said this he showed them his hands and feet. Their joy was so great that they could not believe it, and they stood dumbfounded; so he said to them, 'Have you anything here to eat? ' And they offere