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Spiritual Reflections on Sunday's Readings
25th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Year B
September 19, 2021
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

Childish Behavior

Even if it is hard for us to believe, God’s promise is that, out of suffering and death good can emerge

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

The Power of Powerless-ness

Jesus’ real power was rooted in a certain vulnerability, like the powerlessness of a child.

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

Trying to Be First

Would Jesus have explained to them how to get to be first if he thought that trying to be first was wrong?

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

The Law of Love

There is a direct line from love through justice to peace. The recognition of this line constitutes the essence of wisdom.

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck


Who would you serve if you could? Where do you think your church ranks in taking care of people in need?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda

Christ Our Earth

having lived in Truth

we prefer the lie

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