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Jairus’ Daughter and a Woman’s Faith

Father Girardey relates an eighth narrative. This one concerns Jairus’ Daughter and a Woman’s Faith (Matt 9:18-25; Mark 5:22-43; Luke 8:41-56): “There cometh one of the rulers of the synagogue, named Jairus, and seeing Jesus, he falleth down at His … Continue reading

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The Healing of Ten Lepers

Father Girardey discusses a seventh narrative, The Healing of Ten Lepers (Luke 17:12-19): “As Jesus entered a certain town, there met Him ten men that were lepers, and they stood afar off, and lifted up their voice, saying: Jesus, Master, … Continue reading

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The Healing of the Syrophoenician Woman

Father Girardey discusses a sixth Gospel narrative, The Healing of the Syrophoenician Woman (Matt 15:21-28; Mark 7:24-30): “Jesus retired into the coast of Tyre and Sidon, and entering into a house, He would that no man should know it, and … Continue reading

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The Healing of Naaman

Father Girardey cites the story of the healing of Naaman (2 Kgs 5) to reinforce one of the lessons learned in The Healing of the Ruler’s Son, namely, that God is the best judge of how to cure our ills. … Continue reading

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The Healing of the Ruler’s Son

Father Girardey offers, for our consideration, a fifth narrative, The Healing of the Ruler’s Son (John 4:46-53): “There was a certain ruler whose son was sick at Capharnaum. Having heard that Jesus was come from Judea into Galilee, he went … Continue reading

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The Healing of the Paralytic

Father Girardey recounts a fourth narrative, The Healing of the Paralytic (Matt 9:2-8; Mark 2:2-12; Luke 5:18-26): “They came to Him, bringing one sick of the palsy, who was carried in a bed by four men. . . . They … Continue reading

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The Stilling of the Storm

Father Girardey recounts a third narrative, The Stilling of the Storm (Matt 8:23-27; Mark 4:35-41; Luke 8:22-25): “When evening was come, Jesus said to His disciples: Let us pass over to the other side (of the sea). And sending away … Continue reading

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