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August 19, 2015

Volume 132, Issue #17


22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23)

We love to look at people and judge them on the basis of what we see. We looked at Lance Armstrong and saw a guy who beat cancer and won Tour de France titles. We saw Bill Cosby as a barrier-breaking comedian and father figure.

August 23, 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time: John 6:56-69

In our Gospel text, some of Jesus’ disciples find his teaching hard. Eating his body? Drinking his blood? I didn’t sign up for this. Couldn’t I just pray for you?

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