Study of the Readings
Joyce Ann Zimmerman,
• Words, Phrases
• To the point
• First Two Readings
John Kavanaugh, SJ
Jesus Not A Boy-O
Shepherding is a daunting and treacherous task, not only for church leaders, but for all parents and every giver of care.
John J. Pilch
A Lonely Place
One of Hebrew derivations for “compassion” means “womb.” In the Middle East, compassion is considered a female value and virtue.
If only in our time such a concourse of faithful listeners would again press round the ministers of the word.
If Jesus risen is the primary shepherd, we have always recognized that the community requires ongoing local and global leaders.
Reginald H. Fuller
Christians now keep the law because they have been saved by grace, not in order to earn salvation.