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Study of the Readings

Ed. Joyce Ann Zimmerman, et al.

• Words, Phrases
• To the point

• First Two Readings


The Word Encountered

Kavanaugh, S. J.

The End Times

Since we do not know the hour or the day, let this be the hour, let this be the day, let this be the time that we live and die.


Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Planning For The End

That Jesus survived birth and lived approximately to the age of thirty, places him in a very select 10 percent of the population of his time and place.


Thoughts from the
Early Church

Gregory Palamas

But there is yet another harvest: the transfer of each one of us by death from this present life into that which is to come.


Preparing for Sunday

Gillick, S. J.

The gooder it is the more it insists on being revealed. God is totally and infinitely good. Loving Goodness is God’s very and only essence.


Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

Marking the conclusion of the theological core of Hebrews, this passage contrasts the high priesthood of Christ with the Levitical priesthood. The author reiterates his point about the repetition of the Levitical sacrifice.