Alexander Master, Jesus Heals a Possessed Man at Gerasa, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, The Hague, c. 1430
Readings for Mass
First Reading: Second Samuel 15:13-14, 30; 16:5-13
Responsorial Psalm: Psalm 3:2-3, 4-5, 6-7
Gospel: Mark 5:1-20
‘Go home to your friends, and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and what mercy he has shown you (NRSV, Mark 5:19b).’
Let us pray.
Father, in every moment your healing power goes out to all of us who will accept it. May we say "yes" to you in every situation and then announce to our sisters and brothers the wonderful things that you do for us.
Through Christ our Lord. Amen.