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13th Sunday of Ordinary Time C
June 30, 2019
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

Toward Jerusalem

Jesus wanted to preach his mission. But his own townspeople rejected him.

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

On Becoming Post-Liberal

Thoreau once suggested that we live lives of “quiet desperation.” That may have been more true of his generation, but it’s less true today.

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump


It is undeniably easier to stay at home in the midst of what is small and familiar than to hazard the perils that come with answering a great call.

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Larry Gillick


Elisha gets the picture, leaves his former ways and trustingly follows the call.

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

Sweat and Toil

Do we follow a Christ of our own making, one that confirms us in our present lifestyle?

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck


Were the people whom God called to be prophets highly educated or socially elite? If not, what are God’s prerequisites for prophets?

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A Poem to
Sit With

Lord of the Revels

J Janda

afraid to believe in dreams

it is a winter

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