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Looking More Closely at the Word
23rd Sunday of Ordinary Time
Year A
September 6, 2020
Working with the Word

Study of the Readings
ed. by
Joyce Ann Zimmerman,
et al

• Words,     Phrases
To the point
• First Two     Readings
• Experience

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The Word Embodied

John Kavanaugh, SJ

Challenge in Community

Community life is the great testing ground of faith, whether in a family, intentional grouping, religious congregation, or the church itself.

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Defusing Conflict

To be considered as “a Gentile and a tax collector” is to be designated an “outsider.”

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Thoughts from the Early Church

John Chrysostom

What we love indicates the sort of people we are, and therefore making a decision about this should be our one concern in choosing a way of life.

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Let the Scriptures Speak

Hamm, SJ

Confronting in Church

If we have been forgiven enormously by God, we should pass on that forgiveness generously to our fellow human beings.

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

Transformation takes place through hearing the Word of God and through offering oneself to God in union with Christ’s suffering.

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