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November 11, 2015

Volume 132, Issue #23


November 22, Reign of Christ: John 18:33-37

The callousness of Pontius Pilate was legendary: if you could choose your judge, you did not want him. Jesus cannot choose.

November 15, 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time: Mark 13:1-8

The unnamed disciple in Mark 13:1 would have been impressed not only by the temple’s splendor, but by what it represented: God’s presence with Israel. Jesus’ reply must have astounded him.

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