At the river Tigris, Tobias catches a huge fish. Raphael says its entrails can be used for an exorcism. And its guts can heal a certain type of blindness.
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Tobias needs a guide for his journey. He meets Raphael, an angel pretending to be a man. Soon Tobias and his dog and Raphael begin their heroic journey. Continue reading “Tobit chapter 5”
Tobit left money with Gabael in Rages of Media. He sends his son Tobias to go get it. He prepares Tobias by reminding him in how to live as a godly Jew.
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Tobit prays for death. In Ecbatana, Sarah is so severely mocked that she thinks of hanging herself. God sends an unexpected answer to both prayers.
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One night, Tobit’s vision goes away and he becomes blind. He suspects his wife Anna of wrongdoing and gets angry with her.
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Tobit is a Jew living in Nineveh. He did not fall into idolatry. He obeys the Law and tithes. He keeps kosher and helps the poor. He even buries the dead.
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Here are some great verses to memorize from the Book of Judith: Continue reading “Great verses to memorize from Tobit”
Here are our bite-sized pieces of the Book of Tobit:
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Thérèse of Lisieux (1873-1897) was French, a Catholic, a Carmelite nun, a mystic, a saint, and a Doctor of the Church. Continue reading “Thérèse of Lisieux”
Anthony of Padua (1195-1231) was Portuguese, a Catholic, a Franciscan, a great preacher, and a Doctor of the Church. Continue reading “Anthony of Padua”