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  • The Lectionary Gospel

    Mark 4:35-41

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    For men ostensibly accustomed to being out on the water—presumably in all kinds of weather—the  disciples sure panicked over the weather often enough in the gospels.  The only calm one in all those storms-at-sea situations was the… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    1 Samuel 17: (1a, 4-11, 19-23) 32-49

    Author: Doug Bratt

    North American television might eat up 1 Samuel 17’s story.  It, after all, bristles with the kind of military might and imagery that networks like the CBC and Fox News make their living on.  They love to… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 9:9-20

    Author: Stan Mast

    In the Greek version of the Old Testament, Psalm 9 is treated as one Psalm with Psalm 10.  There are multiple textual evidences for the validity of that connection, not the least of which is the fact… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    2 Corinthians 6:1-13

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    Ouch!  We have been noticing recently that 2 Corinthians can be a hard letter to read.  There is so much personal, professional, and pastoral pain in the background for Paul.  But at the end of this Lectionary… More...

  • En Español

    Romanos 8.14-19

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Porque el Espíritu que Dios les ha dado no los esclaviza ni les hace tener miedo. Por el contrario, el Espíritu nos convierte en hijos de Dios y nos permite llamar a Dios: “¡Papá!” (Abbá). Romanos 8.15,… More...

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

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