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Looking More Closely at the Word
30th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Year B
October 24, 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

The Terror of Love

God wants us to shout for joy. We are delivered, gently gathered from the ends of the earth, with all the others of our motley kind.

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

The Blind Beggar

Jesus the folk healer is located by his would-be client in the royal lineage of David.

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Thoughts from the Early Church

Clement of Alexandria

Let us open ourselves to the light, and become disciples of the Lord.

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Let the Scriptures Speak

Hamm, SJ


Even after we learn the basic physical skills of seeing, we continue to learn how to see.

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

Mark names the blind man, while Matthew and Luke drop the name.

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