Select Sunday>Sunday Web Site Home>Word

Study of the Readings

Joyce Ann Zimmerman, ed.

• Words, Phrases
• To the point
• First Two Readings


The Word Encountered

John Kavanaugh, S. J.

St. Paul’s message of grace is about Mev Puleo.
I first met her when she was a college student
—vivacious, intelligent, and wonderfully on fire. There was a splendor to her joy.


Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Today’s reading provides an excellent opportunity to reflect upon health and healing in the ancient Mediterranean world.


Thoughts from the
Early Church

Edith Barnecut, O.S.B., ed.

Commentary: Peter Chrysologus

Every gospel reading, beloved, is most helpful both for our present life and for the attainment of the life to come.


Preparing for Sunday

Gillick, S. J.

In the spiritual life, honesty is not a negative.
Generally speaking, when people ask us how we are, we don’t tell them the exact truth.


Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

An analysis of the readings for this Sunday.