Study of the ReadingsEd. by
Joyce Ann Zimmerman,
• Words, Phrases
• To the point
• First Two Readings
John Kavanaugh, SJ
Postponement and Repentance
As long as we breathe, there is more of our lives to open, to unbar,
to unlock. There is always more of us that we might let God enter.
There is no end to the ways that the Word of God can more fully take
on our flesh.
John J. Pilch
Don’t Forget Mañana
The master who goes on a long journey expects every member of the
household, every family member, to do the work they are assigned.
They must not put it off for tomorrow.
It is clear that God takes no pleasure in condemning. His desire is
to save, and he bears patiently with evil people in order to make
What Time Is It, Really?
The Big Picture for us is the place where we fit into the full story
of creation and redemption, especially as we have come to know that
story in the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Reginald H. Fuller
Paul thanks God for the variety of charismatic gifts that have been
manifested in the Corinthian community—their speech and knowledge
(gnosis)—but later on he will have much to say in