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Engaging the Word: Readings for 11/20/16 (Christ the King: Proper 29)

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Christ the King Window at Melkite Catholic Annunciation Cathedral, Boston. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

 By Barbara Klugh Jeremiah 23:1-6; Canticle 16; Colossians 1:11-20; Luke 23:33-43.  Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. Christ the King: This is the last Sunday of the liturgical year, known as Christ the King Sunday. Pope Pius XI instituted the feast of Christ the King in 1925 to remind Christians that our loyalty… Read more »

Engaging the Word: Readings for 7/17/16 (The Ninth Sunday after Pentecost)

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Fruit basket by Balthaser van der Ast, 1632. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

 By Barbara Klugh Amos 8:1-12; Psalm 52; Colossians 1:15-28; Luke 10:38-42. Go to www.lectionarypage.net to read or print the weekly lectionary text. In this week’s readings, the prophet Amos declares divine judgment on the powerful who exploit the poor, Paul affirms the centrality of Jesus Christ in God’s plan, and Jesus visits the home of… Read more »