Homily from the Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Transition always involves destruction.
Jesus heals the man who was deaf and mute. In doing this, He was destroying something in the man’s life…his identity. Jesus has to take away the false identity in order to tell us who we truly are.
- Mass Readings from September 5, 2021:
- Isaiah 35:4-7
- Psalms 146:6-7, 8-9, 9-10
- James 2:1-5