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Spiritual Reflections on Sunday's Readings
14th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Year B
July 4, 2021
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ


When the Word of God has taken seed in us does it get any nourishment, or do we just go along like pre-programmed computers?

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

Being Present to God and Life

We don't pray to make God present to us. God is already present, always present everywhere.

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

Content with Insult, Persecution, and Weakness

Christianity turns the ordinary standards of the world up-side down. 

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

A Prophetic Race

Our task is “to bring Good News to the poor,” to speak God’s word in such a way that “they shall know that a prophet has been among them.”

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck


Can you think of theologians, saints, or scientists who were rejected for their ideas? For what cause could you be a prophet?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda

The Anointed Ones

their honors are accolades

of abuse and ridicule

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