The wall – a Sunday Scriptures blog

On this 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time (the counted weeks of the liturgical year), the first (Hebrew Scripture) reading and the Gospel both speak about shepherds. I expect we might hear homilies about this theme. The second reading is from Ephesians. In the context where we find ourselves as U.S. …

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Walking stick – a Sunday Scriptures blog

He instructed them to take nothing for the journey but a walking stick.… The simple walking stick — not the fancy, manufactured poles you can buy in a sport goods store, but a wooden stick — is a beautiful symbol for the commission we all have to bring the good news …

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