28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Is God our doctor? The Syrian Naäman is sent by his Jewish slave to the God of Israel: his prophet will bring healing. Elisa gives the Syrian a worthless recipe: go and wash yourself seven times in the Jordan. What is there about Jordan water that I will heal? Did I have to go all the way to Israel for that? No, that’s beneath me; the water at home is just as good. But he lets himself be convinced and yes: the skin recovers. Or: the Syrian is recovering…

Pastor of this weekend: Ben Frie SJ

Image : Christopher Boswell op Unsplash

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