Are we spiritually paralyzed?

The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. John 5:1-15 Today we celebrate the healing of the paralytic near the pool called Bethsaida. We celebrate this because according to our sources of Holy Tradition, this healing actually occurred during the holy fifty days between the Jewish Passover and Pentecost. The Lord sees the man […]

Looking for Life in all the wrong places

The Reading from the Holy Gospel according to St. John 5:1-15 We have heard this story about the paralyzed man many times here in the Church. He had been ill for 38 years and he waited near the pool called Bethsaida since this was known to be a miraculous pool where all manner of illness […]