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March 2015 Blog Posts (1)

THE WOMAN SUFFERING A HEMORRHAGE FOR 12 YEARS (Mark 5:21-43) A reflection by Erlincpm

Celebrating the International Women's Day with women from St. Louis, I wrote the following reflection.



“She said to herself, ‘If I only I could touch his cloak, I will be made well.’ [Mt 9:21, Mk 5:28] In the Gospel of Mark the voice of the woman is passive--- expressing a deep desire “if only.” The Gospel of Luke takes away the woman’s line, but the voice of the woman is a powerful tradition in Mark and Matthew, even if it is spoken only to herself. We hear her. The woman’s words… Continue

Added by Erlinda C. Perlado Mertens MAPS on March 17, 2015 at 10:24am — No Comments

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