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Readings & Reflections with Cardinal Tagle’s video: Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time B & Our Lady of Lourdes, February 11,2018

Readings & Reflections with Cardinal Tagle’s video: Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time B & Our Lady of Lourdes, February 11,2018

Jesus “stretched out his hand and touched him.” This was probably the first time the leper had ever been touched. That contact was just as compelling as his cure. The leper perceives in Jesus a compassion, a “pity”; like nothing else, the personal experience of sickness and suffering can make one acutely aware of the tenderness and goodness of another. Most likely the leper never would have begged Jesus in this way if he had not been afflicted in the first place. “I turn to you, Lord, in time of trouble.” The leper present himself to the Great High Priest who “fills him with the joy of salvation.” read more