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Looking More Closely at the Word
Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time C

March 3, 2019
Let the Scriptures Speak

Hamm, SJ

Talking The Walk

For better or worse, our speech reveals who and what we are. Sirach demonstrates this in three sharp images.

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The Word Engaged

John Kavanaugh, SJ

Actions and Orientations

Like the fruit of a tree, the words of a person disclose the kind of mind the person has. We are advised not to evaluate people until we hear their words.

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch


Imagine the scenario of would-be teachers or leaders who are expert at putting on a mask and offering advice to others regarding moral improvement.

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Thoughts from the Early Church

Cyril of Alexandria

If the Master does not judge, why are you judging? He came not to judge the world, but to take pity on it.

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

Paul argues that belief in Christ’s resurrection carries with it a corollary belief in the resurrection of the dead, and vica versa.

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