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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.

Either this is all bunkum, or there is some kind of bodied existence that is not the same as our sheer physical limitedness. It is a kind of existence that enters our world yet is not cramped by it....


Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Experiences of alternate reality opened the minds of prophets and others in the Old
Testament to understanding the will of God with greater clarity and precision


Thoughts from the
Early Church

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


We can see the Church extending throughout the world today, something that was withheld from them, but Christ, who in his human body was perceptible to them, cannot be seen by us...


Preparing for Sunday

Gillick, S. J.

The readings today are full of Easter excitement. Peter is speaking to a crowd of Jewish spectators who have come to witness the man whom Peter and John had cured from paralysis.


Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

An analysis of the readings for this Sunday.