Voices
Jaime L. Waters teaches Scripture at DePaul University in Chicago. She is an associate professor of Catholic studies.
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As we remember those who have died, we reflect on how their lives and sacrifices influence and inspire our lives
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Today’s readings highlight God’s care and power to heal and remind us to pray for what requires healing in our lives.
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We are prompted to reflect on ways that we can serve one another and are also challenged to address suffering in our midst.
A volunteer in a blue shirt hands a plastic bag of potatoes to a person in need at a food pantry in July 2021.
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The readings prompt appreciation and action, emphasizing the value of wisdom and the need to serve the poor.
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The readings show an evolution of thoughts on relationships: humans and animals, husband and wife, adult and child.
A cross in silhouette against the sunset in a field with birds flying in the distance.
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All three texts elucidate the power and importance of living in ways that honor ourselves and others.
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We are all called to model the principles of the Gospel, and when leaders fail in this regard, it is important for the rest of us to step up.
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Today’s readings show us the risks that may come in the form of humiliation, persecution and death.
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The first reading and the Gospel reveal God’s power to renew us during and especially after periods of suffering.
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Today’s readings challenge us to think about how we react to complex and difficult matters.