Even the dogs under the table eat the children’s scraps [Daily Gospel Reading - February 8, 2018]

Added 8 February 2018 by United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

A reading from the holy Gospel according Mark:

[Mk 7: 24-30]

Jesus went to the district of Tyre.
He entered a house and wanted no one to know about it,
but he could not escape notice.
Soon a woman whose daughter had an unclean spirit heard about him.
She came and fell at his feet.
The woman was a Greek, a Syrophoenician by birth,
and she begged him to drive the demon out of her daughter.
He said to her, “Let the children be fed first.
For it is not right to take the food of the children
and throw it to the dogs.”
She replied and said to him,
“Lord, even the dogs under the table eat the children’s scraps.”
Then he said to her, “For saying this, you may go.
The demon has gone out of your daughter.”
When the woman went home, she found the child lying in bed
and the demon gone.

Today's gospel reading, February 8, 2018

Thursday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time

Source: USCCB: http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/


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