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Fifth Sunday of Easter

May 19, 2019
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

Time and Eternity

Even in the midst of persecution, Paul and Barnabas make plenty of new disciples. Indeed, persecution becomes an engine of the mission.

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The Word Encountered

John Kavanaugh, SJ

Time and Eternity

Our very love for the goods of this earth draws us to the good whose self is love. And the God who loved all goods into being abides in that love for all eternity.

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Glory: God's Honor

Without an understanding of honor as a core cultural value, the meaning of “glory” and “glorification” is completely lost.

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Thoughts from the Early Church

Cyril of Alexandria

The law commanded people to love their brothers and sisters as they love themselves, but our Lord Jesus Christ loved us more than himself.

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

When the apostles return to the church in Syrian Antioch, they report, not what they had done, but what “God had done with them.”

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