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The Epiphany of the Lord
January 8, 2023
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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The Word Embodied

John Kavanaugh, SJ

Defending the Child

The Magi symbolize our noblest human efforts. They were wise ones, star-gazers, people of philosophy, science, and treasure.

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Thoughts from the Early Church

Basil the Great

Stars cross the sky, wise men journey from pagan lands, earth receives its savior in a cave. Let there be no one without a gift to offer.

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Let the Scriptures Speak

Hamm, SJ

We Gentiles

The teaching Church, drawing on the wisdom of the New Testament, spoke fresh words to our contemporary context of religious pluralism.

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

Expressive of the genius of Hebrew monarchy at its best, the hymn depicts the king as the source of justice and compassion for the poor.

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