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Fifth Sunday of Ordinary Time C
February 10, 2019
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

Am I Worthy?

What is your attitude toward worthiness? Do you agree with the current psychologized sentiment that, “I AM worthy,” or “I’M ok, YOU’RE ok,” or “I buy this product because I’M WORTH it”?

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

Liturgical Tips from the Pew

Because a liturgy is long and has excellent singing does not necessarily mean that it is good. Liturgy is like food. It’s good, though never to excess.

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

Life After Death

A heartbroken person has lost something central to him; and a person can fall apart when the center doesn’t hold. 

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

To Raise the World

When all the world marches out to war and God needs someone to march in the opposite direction, a messenger of peace who will say “Here I am; send me!”

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck

Our Anointing

Do you think “fit” or “worthy” is the measure that God uses to call a person? Discuss the inconsistency between what Paul was and what he was asked to do?

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A Poem to
Sit With
J Janda

I fell
that field
clover filled
filigree butterflies
enameled bugs
apple leaves

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