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Looking More Closely at the Word
Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 24, 2018
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

The Baptist and Us

That there is also something profoundly new about to occur in the life and mission of John is signaled by the fact that this new life springs from a woman who had been sterile.

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The Word Encountered

John Kavanaugh, SJ


John Kavanugh will return next week

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch


John Pilch will return next week

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Thoughts from the Early Church

of Turin

Elizabeth said to Mary: “… as the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the child in my womb leapt for joy! How is it that I am honored by a visit from the mother of my Lord?”

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

John the Baptist's expectations were clearly apocalyptic in character, a framework of thought that he passed on to Jesus and his disciples, and to the early post-Easter community.

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