The Man Born Blind - 4th Sunday of Lent
Reflections from Fr. Tom Rosica, CSB during the fourth week of Lent 2008. This the fifth in a series of reflections from Salt and Light Television. Additional reflections and resources can be found at http://www.saltandlighttv.org/lent
The Man Born Blind
Father Pat Kibby reflects on the Gospel for the Fourth Sunday of Lent, the story of the man born blind.
Fr. Greg's Take on the Fourth Sunday of Lent: The Man Born Blind
Fr. Greg talks about Gospel for the Fourth Sunday of Lent: the story of "The Man Born Blind" and how it relates to the symbol of the Easter Candle at the Easter Vigil.
Gospel Study - Cure of the Blind Man (John 9:1, 6-9, 13-17, 34-38)
As Jesus passed by he saw a man blind from birth.
He spat on the ground and made clay with the saliva,
and smeared the clay on his eyes,
and said to him,
“Go wash in the Pool of Siloam” — which means Sent —.
So he went and washed, and came back able to see.
His neighbors and those who had seen him earlier as a beggar said,
“Isn’t this the one who used to sit and beg?”
Some said, “It is, “
but others said, “No, he just looks like him.”
He said, “I am.”
They brought the one who was once blind to the Pharisees.
Now Jesus had made clay and opened his eyes on a sabbath.
So then the Pharisees also asked him how he was able to see.
He said to them,
“He put clay on my eyes, and I washed, and ...
Jesus Heals the Man Born Blind (Communion Antiphon)
Catechumens coming into the Catholic Church take part in three Scrutinies, occurring on the 3rd, 4th, & 5th Sundays of Lent. The Gospel reading for the Second Scrutiny is the story of Jesus healing the man born blind, from John, Chapter 9.
"The Lord made some clay with his spittle, and he spread it over my eyes; and I went forth, I washed myself, I began to see, and I put my faith in God."
"Lutum fecit ex sputo Dóminus, et linívit óculos meos: et ábii, et lavi, et vidi, et crédidi Deo."
Song of the Man Born Blind
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