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19th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Year C
August 7, 2022
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ


God ordered Abraham to make a sacrifice of his promised son.

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

Groaning Beyond Words

The person praising God’s name ecstatically and the person bitterly cursing God’s name in anger are both praying.

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

What Does It Take To Be Faithless?

Having other people in your power is a fearsome responsibility.

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

Anticipating the Kingdom

Waiting for Christ to return means working for the coming of the Kingdom of God.

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck


What allowed Abraham to offer up his and Sarah’s child?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda


Noah left his fear

in the ark

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