Fred Gaiser offers a sober, accessible review of the biblical materials pertinent to our thinking about healing.
Season after Pentecost | 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)
Wisdom of Solomon 1:13-15, 2:23-24 or Lamentations 3:23-33 (Psalm 30); 2 Corinthians 8:7-15; Mark 5:21-43 | Semi-continuous first reading: 2 Samuel 1:1, 17-27 (Psalm 130)
God is concerned with the health of women. God cares about teenagers who end up in a lifetime of poverty. Jesus healed the bleeding woman 2,000 years ago, and I think if he walked the streets today, he just might hand her a packet of pink pills.