Study of the ReadingsEd. by Joyce Ann Zimmerman,
• Words, Phrases
• To the point • First Two Readings
John Kavanaugh, SJ
Divisions have wounded the church and injured our witness in faith. The passion for being right has served the cause of ego at least as much as it has served the cause of Christ.
John J. Pilch
Dreams and Visions
Ninety percent of the world’s cultures normally and routinely experience altered states of consciousness; that is, they get a glimpse of an alternate reality that is richer than the reality they experience most often.
Cyril of Alexandria
As always, Christ had to be patient with Thomas when he said he would not believe and with the other disciples too when they thought they were seeing a ghost.
Reginald H. Fuller
Even the disciples had to make the leap of faith when they saw him. It is therefore possible for those who have not seen him to make that same leap.