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The Sixth Sunday
in Ordinary Time B
February 11, 2018
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

Be Made Clean

The purpose of the reflections I write each week is to underline the deep spirituality of the readings we hear each Sunday. So it makes sense to look for a spiritual connection with this week’s scripture.

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

Seeing in a Deeper Way

I’ve always been intrigued by how scripture describes Paul immediately after his conversion. We always assume that it tells us that Paul was struck blind by his vision, but, I think, the text implies more.

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

Only Say the Word, and My Soul Shall Be Healed

The leper healed by Jesus must have lived for a long time without the touch of another human being. How welcome the touch of Jesus must have been to that leper!

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

Open to New Life

Jesus enters the scene as the healer of lepers. Those, for whom the law offers no hope, find in Jesus their savior, their key to re-entry into the human community

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck

The Beginning of Salvation

In which of your day’s activities is it easy for you to remember the presence of God? Which are hard?

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A Poem to Sit With

J. Janda

Each day
the table is

a banquet
is prepared

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