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Spiritual Reflections on Sunday's Readings
11th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Year B
June 13, 2021
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ


The Holy Spirit of God plants seeds in our souls and quietly begins their growth.

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

On Not Committing the Original Sin

What did Adam and Eve do that so badly violated God’s plan?

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

The Kingdom of God is Within You

The kingdom of God can be very small, or it can change its size and become very big.

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring


Having a God who makes the withered tree bloom gives us the courage to continue in the face of overwhelming odds.

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck

Humble Faith

Does God use our small gifts (the smallest of seeds) to bring all creation into the kingdom of God (the largest of plants)?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda

God is the self’s structure

nothing can be taken away

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