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Looking More Closely at the Word
3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time
Year A
January 26, 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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Let the Scriptures Speak

Hamm, SJ

Good Will Fishing

The call to fish for people was an invitation to join Jesus in his preaching and enactment of the coming reign of God.

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The Word Embodied

John Kavanaugh, SJ

Divided Hearts, Divided Church

Jesus preached that the Kingdom of God requires reform. Indeed it does. So it was for the church of Peter and Paul. So it is for us today.

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch


The lives of the Baptizer, the disciples, and healed clients are entirely intertwined with Jesus.

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Thoughts from the Early Church

John Landsberg

Christ came to enlighten those who lived in darkness, overshadowed by death, and to guide their feet into the way of peace.

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

The most damaging feature at Corinth was the dissension in the community. The Corinthians appear to have split into cliques.

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