Fourth Sunday of Lent: Jn 9:1, 6-9, 13-17, 34-36*

1 As Jesus was walking along, he saw a man who had been born blind.

6 After he said this, Jesus spat on the ground and made some mud with the spittle; he rubbed the mud on the man’s eyes

7 and said, “Go and wash your face in the Pool of Siloam.” (This name means “Sent”.) So the man went, washed his face, and came back seeing.

8 His neighbours, then, and the people who had seen him begging before this, asked, “Isn’t this the man who used to sit and beg?”

9 Some said, “He is the one,” but others said, “No he isn’t; he just looks like him.”

So the man himself said, “I am the man.”

13 Then they took to the Pharisees the man who had been blind.

14 The day that Jesus made the mud and cured him of his blindness was a Sabbath.

15 The Pharisees, then, asked the man again how he had received his sight. He told them, “He put some mud on my eyes; I washed my face, and now I can see.”

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