The Gospel reading at Mass today, the 4th Sunday in Ordinary time speaks of a healing in Capernaum, in Galilee.
Jesus and his followers went as far as Capernaum, and as soon as the sabbath came he went to the synagogue and began to teach.
And his teaching made a deep impression on them because, unlike the ,scribes, he taught them with authority.
In their synagogue just then there was a man possessed by an unclean spirit and it shouted, ‘What do you want with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are: the Holy One of God.’ But Jesus said sharply, ‘Be quiet! Come out of him!’ And the unclean spirit threw the man into convulsions and with a loud cry went out of him.
The people were so astonished that they started asking each other what it all meant. ‘Here is…
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