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Looking More Closely at the Word
19th Sunday of Ordinary Time C
August 7, 2022
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 Engaged

John Kavanaugh, SJ

Ancestral Courage

Mother Teresa became for me a member of that cloud of witnesses to which the Letter to the Hebrews refers.

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Historical Cultural Context

John J. Pilch

Looking At Time

In the gospels, Jesus often shows himself to be counter-structural in his culture. Where the culture holds one value orientation, Jesus proposes an alternative.

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Thoughts from the Early Church

Gregory of Nyssa

It was the angels who were awaiting the Master’s return from the wedding. They sat with unsleeping eyes at the heavenly gates.

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Let the Scriptures Speak

Hamm, SJ

Waiting for What?

What we look forward to is so deeply a part of our personality that this mental and spiritual reality impacts our bodily health and vitality.

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Scripture In Depth

Reginald H. Fuller

The early Christians believed that the return of their Lord would take place at the Passover, as Israel believed that the Messiah would come that night.

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