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All Souls' Day, November 2, annually
Proclaiming It: Of course, emphasize the words that tell the scope of God's care: all, every, whole.
Proclaiming It: The letter to the Romans is full of vivid contrasts, and these paragraphs have that character in spades.
Extra! This passage in context: Click here to see a table summarizing the readings from Romans from the 9th to the 24th Sundays of Ordinary Time, Year A, of which this passage is a part.
|Several other commentaries on these passages. All are thoughtful, all quite readable, from the scholarly to the popular. |
Links may be incomplete more than a few weeks before the "due date."
Bible Study pages of Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Picayune, Mississippi.
Gives a history of the solemnity and treats all these possible readings:
Job 19:1, 23-27
Romans 8:31-35, 37-39
1 John 3:1-2
Saint Louis University's excellent new liturgy site
This site posts its pages only a week before the given Sunday, and keeps its back issues posted for only about eight weeks.
|The excellent weekly columns by scripture scholar and pastor Father Roger Vermalen Karban.|
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Last modified: October 6, 2014