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23rd Sunday of OT (B)

Be opened: Mark 7:31–37

And people brought to him a deaf man who had a speech impediment and begged him to lay his hand on him.

The man in today’s Gospel reading had a difficulty with his speech. This challenge went hand in hand with his other impairment, his deafness. He was unable to speak because he could not hear. Not hearing meant that he could not learn the sounds associated with language.

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