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

Kavanaugh, S. J.

When we abide in love, our hearts arch to the infinite.


Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Within this social system, remarriage necessarily entails adultery. But the situation is drastically different from that supposed in Western notions of divorce and adultery.


Thoughts from the
Early Church

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

Commentary: Jacob of Serugh

Wives are not united to their husbands as closely as the Church is to the Son of God. What husband but our Lord ever died for his wife, and what bride ever chose a crucified man as her husband? .


Preparing for Sunday

Gillick, S. J.

God created all living things, but the highest creation is the human person. This person was presented with all the other forms unlike his own and was dissatisfied.


Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

It was only by suffering that the Christ could perfectly achieve our salvation and could become our high priest...