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  • The Lectionary Gospel

    Mark 11:1-11

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    It’s something I’ve just never understood.  Ever since I was a little kid I have wondered why the various Gospel texts on Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem are so careful to include both Jesus’ detailed instructions on where… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Isaiah 50:4-9

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    Isaiah 50:4-9a’s juxtaposition of beauty and brutality is so jarring that it may be disconcerting.  Yet that combination is part of what helps make our text in so many ways reminiscent of daily life.  After all, it… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 31:9-16

    Author: Doug Bratt

    The Revised Common Lectionary has two suggested readings from the Psalms for this Sixth Sunday of Lent, Palm Sunday.  The first, Psalm 118, emphasizes the positive side of this day with lots of verses that anticipate Jesus’… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    Philippians 2:5-11

    Author: Stan Mast

    Has such lofty theology ever been put to greater pastoral use on the ground level of life?  Whether or not these verses in Philippians 2 represent Paul’s citation of an early Christian song, the fact is that… More...

  • En Español

    Mateo 4.18-23

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Iba Jesús paseando por la orilla del lago de Galilea, cuando vio a dos hermanos: Simón, también llamado Pedro, y su hermano Andrés. Eran pescadores, y estaban echando la red en el lago. Jesús les dijo: —Vengan… More...


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


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