When We Gaze Deeply and Directly into the Light…

Posted March 21, 2017 5:09 pm by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB

When We Gaze Deeply and Directly into the Light…

Fourth Sunday of Lent, Year A – March 26th, 2017
Today’s marvellous Gospel story (John 9:1-41) is about seeing the face of Jesus, allowing the scales of blindness to fall from our eyes, experiencing his healing powers, and acknowledging Jesus for who he really is: the Lord and Saviour who has come into the world. From the very beginning of John’s Gospel, the question of origins pervades the story. Where is Jesus from? Who sent him? What rabbinical school did this son of Nazareth attend? Where did he get all of this? Where did he learn to break God’s law? Such

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