"Among the many accounts of the miracles Jesus worked which are recorded in the New Testament, the healing of the deaf man in Mark 7 is particularly memorable. By commanding 'ephphatha' - that is, 'be opened' - Jesus summarizes his saving mission."
recent commentary, Father Patrick Briscoe, O.P.,
reflected on how Christ opens more than the ears of the deaf and the mouths of the mute in the Scriptures.
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Aleteia: Fr. Patrick Briscoe, OP: The one word summary of the mission of Christ (4 SEP 21)