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Looking More Closely at the Word
32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time
November 6, 2022
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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Let the Scriptures Speak

Hamm, SJ

The God of the Living

The whole seventh chapter of 2 Maccabees is worth reading in its entirety; besides providing the gory details of their demise, the narrative presents the powerful words of Mother Maccabee.

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The Word Engaged

John Kavanaugh, SJ

The Great Union

There may be a great divorce between heaven and hell, but there is a great union between our life on earth and our eternal destiny.

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Challenge and

Since Sadducees claim that there is no reference to resurrection in the written Torah, they didn’t believe in it.

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Thoughts from the Early Church

John Henry Newman

We are apt to talk about our bodies as if we knew how or what they really were; whereas we only know what our eyes tell us. 

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

The Pentateuch, far from rendering the resurrection an absurdity, has an understanding of God that is fully consistent with such a hope.

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