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33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time
November 17, 2019
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

Spiritual Revolution

Advent is coming very soon. The Church will be preparing to see tender love shown forth in an infant.

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

Reading the Signs of the Times

For Israel, there were no pure accidents, no purely secular events. God’s finger was everywhere, in every event.

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

The Good News

What makes a life good for Christians? Isn’t it being Christ-like?

What was Christ like?

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Gillick, SJ

Song of Grace

There are many songs and melodies running through our minds as we walk our daily paths. One of them is the song of grace, to which we are attracted.

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

A Frightening Picture

Nowhere in the Bible does it say that things will gradually get better until at last the kingdom is present.

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck


What does St. Paul name that drove him to “work in toil and drudgery, night and day”? What would he have toiled at today?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda


the sea

containing supporting embracing

and holding


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