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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.

The two men who came to visit were immaculately dressed. There was a sweetness about their courtesy, even though you could sense they were stern.


Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

John’s Gospel is permeated with the word “love.” In today’s eight verses the word occurs eight times! Of particular interest is Jesus’ advice that his followers “love one another”


Thoughts from the
Early Church

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

Thomas More

Let us deeply consider the love of our Savior Christ who so loved his own unto the end that for their sakes he willingly suffered...

Preparing for Sunday

Gillick, S. J.

Spirituality is actually living with the tensions caused by our Theology; that is, what we believe.


Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

An analysis of the readings for this Sunday.