Study of the Readings
Joyce Ann Zimmerman,
• Words, Phrases
• To the point
• First Two Readings
John Kavanaugh, SJ
Wisdom is not so much knowing what one values as it is valuing something that is worthy of our care.
John J. Pilch
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.”
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.
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.
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.