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Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

A longer sermon, developed on the base of an earlier one on Joshua 5:13-15, that actually needed to be delivered on this particular Sunday. The Hebrew Scripture for today is Joshua 5:13-16. It’s an unusual text for a Sunday morning. … Continue reading

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24th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Continuing with the exploration of the book of Joshua, this brief and cryptic episode of Joshua’s meeting with “a man … with a drawn sword” from Joshua 5:13-16 caught my attention. It is some kind of vision – but what … Continue reading

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19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

One of the texts in the Revised Common Lectionary for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost is Isaiah 1:1,10-20. The text is an accusatory speech by God, in the context of what sounds like a long legal argument, that the prophet … Continue reading

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