Study of the Readings
Joyce Ann Zimmerman,
• Words, Phrases
• To the point
• First Two Readings
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.
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.
John J. Pilch
The lives of the Baptizer, the disciples, and healed clients are entirely intertwined with Jesus.
Christ came to enlighten those who lived in darkness, overshadowed by death, and to guide their feet into the way of peace.
Reginald H. Fuller
The most damaging feature at Corinth was the dissension in the community. The Corinthians appear to have split into cliques.