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Study of the Readings

Joyce Ann Zimmerman, ed.

• Words, Phrases
• To the point
• First Reading
Our Experience


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The Word Encountered

John Kavanaugh, S. J.

My father, a year before he died, said to me (I thought), “It’s amazing how fast the year goes by”...

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Matthew alone reports this story about the Magi. No other ancient documents corroborate the account as actual, historical fact...

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Thoughts from the
Early Church


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

Commentary: Leo the Great

Dearly beloved, the day on which Christ first showed himself to the Gentiles as the Savior of the world should be held in holy reverence among us...


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Preparing for Sunday

Larry
Gillick, S. J.


...Secrets are exciting and when one is shared with you, that energy changes to intimacy and a sense of being special...

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

An analysis of the readings for this Sunday.

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