Study of the Readings
Joyce Ann Zimmerman,
• Words, Phrases
• To the point
• First Two Readings
John F. Kavanaugh, SJ
Being Saved by God’s Kind Favor
Our sacraments, our rituals, our prayers and our hopes mean little
if Christ has not saved us, if Jesus has not given us the promise of
abundant life, if he has not, indeed, suffered and died for us.
John J. Pilch
The World’s Darkness
For John, the term “world” carries a negative meaning.
showed how the cross was his chief preoccupation, and how much he
longed to suffer.
Our Rescuing God
AA’s twelve steps can help us get to the heart of this Sunday’s
Reginald H. Fuller
As we noted before, the Old Testament readings in Lent point up
the highlights of Israel’s salvation history.