Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (C)
"The text is being fulfilled today."
The Word This Week
After our brief excursion last week into
Notes for Readers
This is the reader's reading par excellence! Here we see the ideals of proclaiming the Word of God laid down. As a reader, keep a copy of this reading somewhere to encourage you and help you in your ministry. The story is fairly straightï¿½forward. The people have returned from exile in
Last week Paul was talking about the Spirit giving gifts to the Church. Today he talks about how the members of the Church are organized - like a human body, with all its different parts doing different jobs - no one more or less important than the others. And again it is the Holy Spirit that keeps all the parts together. The longer version is preferable, because Paul explains his image of the body carefully. Follow his logic, and make sure you understand his argument and his examples. If you use the short version, be very, very slow, so that people get the basic idea.
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