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July 6, 2016

Volume 133, Issue #14


July 24, 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Genesis 18:20-32; Luke 11:1-13

What is the point of prayer? The question is writ large in the texts from both the Hebrew scripture and the Gospel for this Sunday. The terrain is fraught with places to trip and fall.

July 17, 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Genesis 18:1-10a; Luke 10:38-42

God’s experience of hospitality—in the mysterious travelers and in the person of Jesus—inspires us to think beyond an Abraham-vs.-Sarah or Martha-vs.-Mary divide.

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