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“Do you see this woman?” – Women’s ministry in the C of I today

IN THE GOSPEL of Luke there is an account of a conversation that takes place between Simon the Pharisee and Jesus immediately after Jesus’ encounter with the woman who washed his feet with her tears. Both Jesus and Simon perceive the scene differently. Simon sees a sinful woman being an interruption, but Jesus, having wholeheartedly accepted her, acknowledges the value of her gift to him, then asks Simon, ‘Do you see this woman?’

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Susan Green

Susan Green

is Dean of CLoyne and has served in the dioceses of Connor, Dublin and Glendalough and Cashel Ferns and Ossory since her ordination in 1992.