This homily was recorded in the conversion chapel of St Ignatius in Loiola in Spain, while on pilgrimage to World Youth Day in Madrid, which would begin the next day. The Gospel of the day was the story of Jesus and the Canannite woman in Matthew 15:21-28 – a very strange story indeed! The image of Jesus that is presented is not flattering and goes against so many of our ideas about what he should have been like. What might Jesus be doing in this story?

Waiting and growing…

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Recorded in Spain 6’25”