Reader’s Choice – Anita
From next week, we will go back to our regular weekly homilies by Father Hanly, but as we don’t have a homily for 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, this week we are rerunning Father’s beautiful homily on Jesus calling the blind man.
This homily was chosen when we invited people to write in to nominate a homily by Father Hanly that they felt was important and that they wanted to bring to the attention of those who might have missed it, giving brief reasons for their choice.
Anita Kam wrote in and said:
“The ‘Story of Jesus and the blind man’ is a beautiful homily. Jesus wants us to identify with the blind man, he wants us to have eyes to see, ears to hear and hearts to love. We are not to give sympathy, to say ‘I am sorry’ but to walk with the person who is in pain. Father Hanly ended the homily with the French novel ‘Little Prince’ sending, ‘if only we can see with our heart, we see what is beautiful in this world.’ Love is the heart of the matter.”
So today we offer “Jesus Calls the Blind Man” Father’s beautiful homily for 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B, which was delivered on 25th October 2009.
You can read and listen to the homily for 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B, via links below: