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(Video) Jesus’ odd response

Fr. Peter John Cameron, OP - published on 08/17/23

When Jesus is your last chance and his reaction is ... mystifying.

The distraught Canaanite woman with a daughter tormented by a demon — this man Jesus is the last chance. But his response to her is … mystifying.

He answers her entreaty with silence; he discounts her out of “justice”; he even seems to refer to her as a dog. But the woman acknowledges something beyond all that. Great is your faith! What is given is more than healing.

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