Study of the ReadingsEd. by Joyce Ann Zimmerman,
• Words, Phrases
• To the point • First Two Readings
Revealed in Story
Our Scripture readings for this feast remind us that the experience of the triune God long preceded the philosophical statements about it, preceded even the biblical accounts.
John Kavanaugh, SJ
At the Bottom of Reality
As persons, with our own insatiable desire for knowledge and love, we are adopted into this interpersonal reality of God and called to share it with others.
John J. Pilch
Each Gospel singles out an all important appearance of Jesus to the disciples in which they are commissioned for a task.
The Father set us free, the Son was our ransom, and the Spirit our liberty, for Paul says, “Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.”
Reginald H. Fuller
The Christian believer knows that he/she has been adopted through Christ in baptism, and in the Eucharistic liturgy [he/she] is enabled by the Spirit to invoke the Father.