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Lectionary reflection for Nov. 11, 2012: Giving beyond what we owe.

Lectionary Readings: 1 Kings 17:10-16. A widow of Zarephath is willing to share her last food with Elijah and is rewarded with a continuous supply till the drought ended. Heb 9:24-28. Christ has entered into the heavenly sanctuary to appear before God … 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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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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Duel of the Prophets

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During the Advent season many of us enjoy a deep appreciation for the Prophetic tradition. The first lectionary reading during this liturgical season is usually from the tradition of the written Prophets; these include Isaiah, Jeremiah, Hosea, Amos, Micah and … Continue reading

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