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Solemnity of the Assumption
of the Blessed Virgin Mary
August 15, 2021
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

Can You Hear?

If we talk all the time, our energy is taken up by our own thoughts and actions and effects.

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

Sexuality And Creativity

The Body of Christ is, at one and the same time, radically physical and radically mystical.

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

Mary, the Mother of God

It seems that a God without beginning can’t be born. And so it seems that God can’t have a mother either.

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

A Poor & Simple Girl

Jesus intends the bread of life not just to satisfy hunger but also to make possible the accomplishment of a task, the completion of a journey.

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck

Revolutionary Prayer

If you keep in mind that God is present in the people you meet, how might this change the manner in which you treat/greet them?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda


every prayer whispered

is an angel

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