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Readings & Reflections: Wednesday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time & St. Claude de la Colombiere, February 15,2017

Readings & Reflections: Wednesday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time & St. Claude de la Colombiere, February 15,2017

The “plucked-off olive leaf” was the sign of the existence in the world of a living tree, which meant that the flood waters were receding and that life on earth could begin again. When Jesus heals the blind man, the first thing he sees is “people looking like trees and walking.” He glimpses what we will see on Good Friday: the man Jesus carrying his cross as if he were a tree walking. The sign of that tree is the promise of New Life on earth.

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