November 25, 2020
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Tag: Ephphatha

Be Opened!

Ephphatha!—Be opened! Be open; have eyes to see and ears to hear. We hear this theme often in the gospels. Being open to the Word of God is very important, but it is only the first step; we must share the knowledge we obtain with others. We hear and...

Accepting Our Own Anointing

On the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we are reminded of how our baptismal commitment calls us to execute constantly Christ’s Ephphatha (“be opened”) command. It is, first of all, the deliberate and willful opening of our mind and heart to receive...