As a doctor, I have always loved the last line of this reading. It seems like - for St Mark - just healing a few sick people doesn't really count as a miracle! He takes it for granted that healing is a natural part of God becoming really present in a human life.
The pope's universal prayer intention for July is Politics : That political responsibility may be lived at all levels as a high form of charity. David Stewart SJ, National Director of the Apostleship of Prayer, reflects