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CNS Bible Blog: Teachable moments in Luke, Chapter Four

By Fathers Glen Lewandowski, OSC, and Jerry Schik, OSC Special to Catholic News Service In Luke’s Gospel Jesus is never called rabbi. Instead he is called teacher (didaskalos) and he teaches by proclaiming the Word and by giving witness. We … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Luke – a great new energy source

By Fathers Glen Lewandowski, OSC, and Jerry Schik, OSC Special to Catholic News Service St. Luke was familiar with a great new energy source long before solar power or wind turbines or geothermal energy became a part of everyday conversation. … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Do you like surprises?

By Fathers Glen Lewandowski, OSC, and Jerry Schik, OSC Special to Catholic News Service Much of the excitement around a birthday or Christmas celebration comes from the surprise gifts that we receive. If you like surprises you will find a … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Ruth, Chapter 2 – Love and integrity

By Uta Sievers Special to Catholic News Service I sat down with the Book of Ruth and started reading Chapter 2. Following what is described as an Ignatian method for reading and praying with the Scriptures, I imagine myself as … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Ruth, Chapter 1 – Guided by a dream

By Uta Sievers Special to Catholic News Service Today, I sat down with the Book of Ruth and started reading Chapter 1. Using a method for reading and praying with the Scriptures that is attributed to St Ignatius Loyola, I … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Judith 12-13 – A woman serving God

By Uta Sievers Special to Catholic News Service Continuing with the Book of Judith, I focused on Chapter 12 and Chapter 13. Using the method of praying with Scripture known as Ignatian contemplation (or Ignatian imagining), I continued to read … Continue reading

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CNS Bible Blog: Judith, Chapter 10 – Hanging on to tradition

By Uta Sievers Special to Catholic News Service Today, I sat down again with the Book of Judith and started reading Chapter 10. Following the method of “Ignatian contemplation” (a way for reading and praying with the Scriptures that has … Continue reading

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