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29th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Year A
October 18, 2020
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

Which Side Are You On?

Are we “Sunday Catholics,” giving to God maybe an hour per week at Mass and then getting on with television and cars and work and food?

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser, OMI

Being Blessed by Pagan Friends

It’s a wonderful thing to make people dance, to bring sunshine into a room, to lift human hearts so that they can love a little more, but it’s not the full menu …

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

The image

Who wants to be a person whose soul shows a distorted image of God?

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Gillick, SJ

Which Altar?

In preparation for the Eucharist we are encouraged to pray with the faith which leads us to worship, adore and petition the God who has been revealed through the covenants.

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

The Innermost Truth

The god that we make of pleasure and comfort is a false god. 

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck

Earthly Realities

What is more important: thinking about the word or acting upon it? Where does the power to act come from?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda



I was running from you, Lord

when I fell into that field of clover

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