"Word" Columns for the Readings for Sunday, June 17th

This Sunday is the 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time (and Father’s Day). It’s strange but true: Because of when Easter fell, there was no 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time either in 2001 or 2004. As a result, neither John Donahue nor Dianne Bergant ever wrote about this Sunday’s set of readings for America. For Daniel Harrington’s current comments on the readings, click here. Jim McDermott, SJ
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