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  • The Lectionary Gospel

    Luke 16:19-31

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    The author Robert Farrar Capon was a master of parabolic embellishment, being highly adept at bringing these ancient stories up-to-date through vivid contemporary language and imagery.  Sometimes Capon also did what those of us who preach occasionally… More...

  • Old Testament Lectionary

    Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15

    Author: Stan Mast

    After 29 chapters of gloom and doom with only an occasional glimmer of hope, we have come to Jeremiah’s Book of Consolation (chapters 30-33) in which some words of hope brighten the darkness of the present and… More...

  • The Lectionary Psalms

    Psalm 146

    Author: Scott Hoezee

    When I read Psalm 146 to prepare this article, the thought occurred to me, “Didn’t I just do this psalm recently?”  It took me a minute but then I realized why I thought that: the bottom line… More...

  • Lectionary Epistle

    1 Timothy 6:6-19

    Author: Chelsey Harmon

    “Take hold of the life that really is life.” What a catching phrase. It’s one of those that you can feel the truth of deep in your bones, but whose truth you can’t simply explain in a… More...

  • En Español

    Salmo 40

    Author: Leopoldo Cervantes-Ortiz

    Yo soy el Dios de Israel. Yo los saqué de Egipto y les di libertad. Deben sentirse orgullosos de esto, pues nunca más volverán a ser esclavos.                              Levítico 26.13, Traducción en Lenguaje Actual   Toda mi… 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