". . . Zacchaeus famously climbed a tree to get a glimpse of Jesus. The woman suffering from a flow of blood desired only to touch the hem of Jesus' cloak, so she struggled through the crowd just to be near him. And today, Bartimaeus calls out, trying to attract the Lord, to get his attention.
"So how are we called to be like Bartimaeus?"
recent commentary, Father Patrick Briscoe, O.P.,
reflected on Bartimaeus as a model for prayer.
To access Fr Patrick's complete post, please visit:
Aleteia: Fr. Patrick Briscoe, OP: 4 Steps of prayer to learn from today's Gospel (24 OCT 21)