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  • The Lectionary Gospel

    Mark 10:35-45

    Author: Leonard Vander Zee

    Digging Into the Text: We perhaps thought that Jesus had settled the disciple’s argument about “who is the greatest” back at Capernaum (9:33-34). But, evidently, the closer they get to Jerusalem, and the more the disciples realize… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Job 38:1-7, (34-41)

    Author: Stan Mast

    Job is a book full of long speeches by people who are absolutely sure of themselves.  Job’s erstwhile friends have turned into prosecutors for the state, pressing their case that Job is guilty of great crimes.  Otherwise… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 104: 1-9, 24, 35c

    Author: Leonard Vander Zee

    Digging into the Text: During the week in which I am writing this sermon starter a UN Commission released disturbing report on global warming and climate change. With an array of scientific studies to back it up,… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    Hebrews 5:1-10

    Author: Doug Bratt

    This week’s Epistolary Lesson assumes that for a relationship to exist between God and God’s people, as well as among groups and between individuals, things must be repaired and restored between us.  However, Hebrews 5 insists that… More...

  • En Español

    Ezequiel 3.1-5; Apocalipsis 19.1-10

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Trasfondo bíblico Los profetas del Antiguo Testamento y los autores apocalípticos del Nuevo Testamento tienen mucho que decirnos en relación con la dinámica de una espiritualidad que permita afrontar las exigencias de un tiempo crítico. A la… More...


Dr. Timothy Brown -- Response by Fr. Gregory Heille, OP


Dr. Timothy Brown -- Response by Fr. Gregory Heille, OP