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Looking More Closely at the Word
Third Sunday of Easter A
April 23, 2023
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

The Testing of Faith

I find the paradox of distance and closeness, of belief and unbelief, repeated over and over again in people’s lives. Although I cannot see when or if it happens to me, it is startlingly clear when I witness it in others.

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch


Where exactly is Emmaus? This question helps move our reflection still further as we explore the “correct” understanding of Scripture

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Thoughts from the Early Church

Twelfth Century Author

Some people claim to have a knowledge of God with words, but with their deeds they deny it.

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Let the Scriptures Speak

Hamm, SJ

Easter's Freedom

The resurrection is not simply an act of the Son; it is a Trinitarian affair, with the Father raising the Son in the power of the Spirit.

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

Death, understood at the theological rather than the biological level, means a person’s ultimate separation from God as the result of rebellion and consequent alienation.

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