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Friend of sinners, outcasts, and justice workers

Our Gospel reading (Lk 19:1-10) contains the story of Zacchaeus, the chief tax collector and social outcast.  It shows us the Jesus who is a friend of sinners and the outcast; also, Jesus as a friend of justice and peace … Continue reading

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Coming through suffering and shining — Luke 9 — Feb 7 2016

Lk 9:28-36 The transfigurations of Moses and Jesus point to the possibility of transcendence in our own lives and context, the other side of suffering within God’s grace. For Paul, this transcendence appears in our transformation into loving beings–within our … Continue reading

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