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Spiritual Reflections on Sunday's Readings
25th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Year A
September 24, 2023
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

Just Imagine

Take a good look at the parable in Sunday’s Gospel and let the story lead you.

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser, OMI

Embittered Moralizing

Imagine you live out your life in fidelity to your vow of celibacy, metaphorically, and otherwise bearing the heat of the day and, when you get to heaven, the first person you meet there is Hugh Hefner, the founder of Playboy.

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

What Is Owed to the Laborers

God’s people are meant to work for God, and not for what they can get from God for themselves.

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

God's Justice

We think of justice in terms of what is fair, of what people deserve. … But God doesn’t see it that way.

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck

The Poor

Is there someone or some group who “magnifies” the Lord for you?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda

what we want is to do God’s will

and that this desire is all we can really know

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