March 24, 2017 8:50 pm

Some of our parish children will be receiving the Sacrament of Reconciliation & Penance for the first time tomorrow. We ask that you keep them in your prayers.

Background on the Gospel Reading – As we did last week, we are reading this Sunday from the Gospel of John. In today’s Gospel, the healing of the man born blind invites us to focus on the physical and spiritual aspects of sight and light. In the first part of today’s Gospel, we hear Jesus’ response to a prevalent belief of his time: that misfortune and disability were the result of sin. That belief is why Jesus is asked the question of whose sin caused the man’s blindness—his own or his parents’. Jesus does not answer directly, but instead gives the question an entirely different dimension—through this man’s disability, God’s power will be made manifest. Jesus then heals the man. For more on the Gospel and to see the readings use the link:
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