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Looking More Closely at the Word
26th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Year B
September 26, 2021
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

Perils of Wealth

Our television evangelizers are so intent on our money, they dare not condemn it. In fact, if you spend a month of Sundays listening to the preachers, it would seem as if Jesus never said a mumblin’ word about money.

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Importance of Loyalty

Jesus considers that unshaken loyalty to him is uso important that anyone who might disrupt it deserves capital punishment (being drowned with a stone tied around one’s neck).

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Thoughts from the Early Church

Symeon the New Theologian

We need to be extremely vigilant and zealous, and to give much time to searching the divine Scriptures.

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Let the Scriptures Speak

Hamm, SJ

Psychic Surgery?

Is Jesus really advocating cutting off hand or foot or plucking out the eye? 

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

An overzealous young man urged Moses to stop them from exercising an unauthorized ministry but Moses refused—the Spirit cannot be confined to regularly appointed offices.

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