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Study of the Readings

Joyce Ann Zimmerman, ed.

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


The Word Encountered

John Kavanaugh, S. J.

Every once in a while, my uncle in Galway, Ireland, would refer to a particular type of priest as a boy-o...


Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

The image of a “lonely” place is worth pondering for fresh insights it can give into our Mediter-ranean ancestors in the faith...


Thoughts from the
Early Church

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

Commentary: Bede

Jesus welcomed those weary, ignorant, sick, and hungry people, instructing, healing, and feeding them as a kindly savior and physician.


Preparing for Sunday

Gillick, S. J.

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

An analysis of the readings for this Sunday.