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A Poem to Sit With
16th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Year B
July 18, 2021
J. Janda

And they anointed with oil many who were sick and cured them.

The Light

You cannot
others, no

but you
see them
new eyes

Christ eyes

who sees
with respect


J. Janda

J. Janda’s poems have appeared in newspapers, magazines, anthologies, and literary publications, as well as in books of his own poetry.

The present poem comes from the Janda's book, In Embrace.

Art by Martin Erspamer, OSB
from Religious Clip Art for the Liturgical Year (A, B, and C). This art may be reproduced only by parishes who purchase the collection in book or CD-ROM form. For more information go