Second Monday in Ordinary Time

I love this reading because it is such a strong visual image. Who ever heard of someone being so keen on hearing a preacher nowdays that they make a hole in the roof to do so.

… As the crowd made it impossible to get the man to him, they stripped the roof over the place where Jesus was; and when they had made an opening they lowered the stretcher on which the paralytic lay… (Mark 2: 1 – 12)