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2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time
Year B
January 17, 2021
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

Called by Name

Jesus says bluntly, “What are you looking for?” There are several layers to this question.

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser, OMI

Every Tear Brings the Messiah Close

We are forever impatient, but God refuses to be hurried. Why?

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

Who’s calling?

Who would believe that God could call you, and you wouldn’t recognize that you were having a wild, spooky, religious experience?

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Gillick, SJ


Silly, for us now, usually refers to something childish, even somehow cute. It can mean trivial and or stupid as well.

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

Reflecting Peace

Jesus challenges the two disciples with the question: “What are you looking for?”

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck

Come and See

Jesus asked, “What are you looking for?” How would you answer such a question?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda

the gate is open

I will take you
by the hand
and lead you

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