Life’s Break-Through Moments

By Sister Janet McCann, ASC

A reading from the Gospel last week has captivated me for a long time. Do you recognize it? Does it move you too?

“When Jesus returned to Capernaum….many gathered together so that there was no longer room…and Jesus preached the word to them.  They came bringing a paralytic carried by four men. Unable to get near Jesus because of the crowd, they opened up the roof above him. After they had broken through, they let down the mat on which the paralytic was lying…”

We often hear people say they can recall exactly where they were when they received word of some significant event,