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Spiritual Reflections on Sunday's Readings
Fourth Sunday of Lent
Year A
March 22, 2020
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

Eye Witness

Easter will present us with the greatest healing in history, and we need to prepare for it.

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

Seeing The Resurrection

What makes some see the resurrection while others do not? What lets some understand the mystery and embrace it, while others are left in indifference or hatred?

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

The Blind Man Who Wanted for Nothing

It is terrible to suppose that all suffering is punishment for sin. What kind of God inflicts blindness on a newborn as a punishment for sin?

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Gillick, SJ


We pray to receive more of the vision, the sight, the sensitivities which Jesus comes and came to share.

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

Looking Into The Heart

Our Lenten prayer and sacrifice should serve to take away our blindness so that we can look into the hearts of others and love them as brothers and sisters.

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck

Spiritual Blindness

St. Paul says that you are light. If you could, what darkness in the world would you dispel?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda

Knee-Deep in Lake Chateaugay

eyes adjusted to darkness

are blinded by light

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