8 August 2017 Tuesday Eighteenth Week Ordinary Time Year 1 Homily
Moses meets opposition from his followers.
The LORD is angry and punishes Miriam, Aaron’s wife.
Moses pleads for the healing of Miriam.
Jesús finds himself in a similar fix with the Pharisees.
They are critical of Jesús not following the tradition of the elders.
The crowd are summoned by Jesús.
Jesus explains it was inside of the person that defiles and not what comes in from the outside.
Jesús wishes to heal the blindness of the Pharisees as well as the crowd.
We may be blind guides leading others to be blind as well.
We ask the Spirit of wisdom to help us to see and to teach others to see.