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WHERE DOES IT COME FROM?

This homily is based on Mark 1:21-28 for the Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Today’s Gospel┬áis about the first–and lasting–impression that our Lord makes on people. And the impression that he makes on the people he interacts with–the lasting impression he leaves them with–is summarized by one recurring word: “Authority.” It’s funny because I would have expected a different kind of first or lasting impression. Perhaps holiness or kindness? Or even divinity?

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