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Thirtieth Sunday
of Ordinary Time
October 28, 2018
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

Keep on Asking

I have always loved to be included in a team. Nobody perfect, yet everyone having a special place, keeping the rules, moving along together, and someone comforting the one who can’t take a hint.

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

Seeing in a Deeper Way

Seeing, truly seeing, implies more than having eyes that are physically healthy and open. We all see the outer surface of things, but what’s beneath isn’t as automatically seen.

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

What Do You Want?

Why doesn’t Jesus go over to Bartimaeus? Why wait for the blind man to find his way to Jesus?

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

Justice Will Abide

What do the people of the world want us Christians to do for them? Can we bring them home and lead them out of exile?

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck

Giving Hope

The disciples were trying to shut him up. But Bartimaeus kept calling out to Jesus anyway. What do you do when others urge you to keep quiet?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda

we may discover a desire

a most inner desire

that what we want is to do God’s will

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