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The Baptism of the Lord C
January 13, 2019
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

Staying With

God does in fact tolerate pain and suffering for his beloved son on the cross. This is the other side of being “The Beloved” of God

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

Living in the Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit, as classically defined in theology, is “the love between God and Christ, the Father and the Son.” It is in meditating on this concept that we come to some understanding of what it means to live in the Spirit.

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

Here and Now

Why didn’t Jesus just heal all blindness everywhere with one impersonal command: let all the blind people of the world be healed?

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

Making Time and Space

Jesus was open to the action of the Spirit. There is certainly a message in that for us.

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck

The Light of Faith

What does St. Paul in his letter to Titus say about the extravagance of God’s gift to us?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda

we have experienced

and know we can experience

a peace
a joy
a knowing

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