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Lectionary Reflection for October 21, 2012: The Suffering Servant

Lectionary Readings: Isaiah 53:10-11. “Through his suffering my servant shall justify many and their guilt he shall bear.” Hebrews 4:14-16. Jesus, our high priest, is one who is able to sympathize with our weaknesses, as he has experienced all our … Continue reading

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“Is this the Fast I seek:” on the 2012 Ecumenical Advocacy Days.

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This year I attended the 2012 Ecumenical Advocacy Days. Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) is a conference and lobby day of Christian groups and organizations that gather in March to raise our ecumenical voice in addressing social injustice to our congressional … Continue reading

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Passion (Palm) Sunday: The Kairos of Justice

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Lectionary Readings: (From the Biblical Meditations of Fr. Carroll Stuhlmueller, CP) Matthew 21:1-11. (Gospel for the Procession) This account of Palm Sunday emphasizes the divinity of Jesus, the fulfillment of prophecy, the messianic acclamation: “he who comes.” Isaiah 50: 4-7. … Continue reading

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Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Trust in God

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Lectionary Readings: Isaiah 49: 14-15. God, our mother, cannot forget us, the children formed in the womb of divine love. 1 Corinthians 4: 1-5. We are servants of Christ and mediators of the mysteries of God. The Lord is our … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time: “Actions on Behalf of Justice”

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Lectionary Readings: Isaiah 58: 7-10. Do not turn your back on your own; share your bread with the hungry. Then light shall rise for you in the darkness. 1 Corinthians 2: 1-5. Paul came among you in weakness and fear … Continue reading

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Third Sunday in Ordinary Time: Agents of Change

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Lectionary Readings: Isaiah 8:23 – 9:3. Darkness and gloom give way to light and joy. Great, victorious moments are renewed. 1 Corinthians 1:10-13, 17. Divisions should cease, even those in the name of Paul, Cephas, Apollos or Christ. We have … Continue reading

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Second Sunday in Ordinary Time: “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants”

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Lectionary Reading: Isaiah 49:3, 5-6. In this Second Song of the Suffering Servant the prophet is called to be a light to the nations. 1 Corinthians 1: 1-3. Paul sends greetings “to you who have been consecrated in Christ Jesus … Continue reading

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The Baptism of the Lord

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Lectionary Readings: Isaiah 42: 1-4, 6-7. In this first song of the Suffering Servant within the prophesy of Isaiah, God summons his chosen one to bring forth justice to the nations, quietly, considerately. Acts 10: 34-38. Peter instructs the first … Continue reading

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Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

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Lectionary Readings: Isaiah 60: 1-6. Gentiles come from distant lands, attracted by the splendor of Jerusalem, bringing gifts and the “wealth of nations.” They will be the sons and daughters of the Holy City. Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-6. Paul preaches the … Continue reading

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