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Looking More Closely at the Word
32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time
Year A
November 8, 2020
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

Postpone -ment

Wisdom is not so much knowing what one values as it is valuing something that is worthy of our care.

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Securing Patronage

Each of us has a human father, but God was perceived in the Middle East as a father in the sense of a patron, a “godfather.”

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Thoughts from the Early Church

Attributed to Anthony

We must beware of entering through the wide gate and taking the easy road that leads to perdition, for many go that way. 

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Let the Scriptures Speak

Hamm, SJ

Wisdom's Readiness

Regarding the end—be it one's own death or the end of the world—the point is not the knowledge of when but the wisdom of readiness.

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

Those who hear Jesus’ message of the dawning kingdom and respond with repentance and faith will be accepted when it finally comes.

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