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Study of the Readings

Joyce Ann Zimmerman, ed.

• Words, Phrases
• To the point
• First Reading


The Word Encountered

John Kavanaugh, S. J.

I can admit now that when I was young. I hated those movies portraying the life of Christ. They were never snazzy enough.


Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

In Mark’s passion story, of the Twelve disciples hand picked by Jesus one betrayed him, another denied him, and all abandoned him at his greatest moment of need


Thoughts from the
Early Church

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

Guerric of Igny

When Jesus entered Jerusalem like a triumphant conqueror, many were astonished at the majesty of his bearing...


Preparing for Sunday

Gillick, S. J.

We are beginning Holy Week with this liturgy of celebrating our salvation. We prepare by taking little “holy Moments” to experience our need for salvation.


Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

An analysis of the readings for this Sunday.