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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.

We have a glowing picture of the early Christian community: one heart, one mind, no one of them claimed anything as his or her own. So stunning was their witness that respect was paid by all...


Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

One can only admire the cleverness of the architects of the Lectionary who assigned this same Gospel reading for Easter Sunday morning in all three cycles of the liturgical year.


Thoughts from the
Early Church

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

Cyril of Alexandria

Thomas’ profession of faith came swiftly when, eight days after he had declared his unwillingness to believe...


Preparing for Sunday

Gillick, S. J.

The more we are aware of who we are and accept who we are and who we are not, the less “envy” directs our attitudes and choices.


Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

An analysis of the readings for this Sunday.