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Looking Into The Heart Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/4LentRCIA031118/reflections_justice.html Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring Topics: Heart , Prayer , Lent , Shepherd Source: The Sunday Website Gerald Darring says that our Lenten prayer and sacrifice should remove our blindness, as Jesus healed a blind man (John 9:1-41). Then we can see others' hearts rather than external appearance (1 Samuel 16:7). Humility Enthroned Devotional by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/ChristKingA112617/reflections_justice.html Devotional by Gerald Darring Topics: Love , Justice , Parables , Power Source: The Sunday Website Gerald Darring uses the parable of the sheep and the goats from Matthew 25:31-46 and the Feast of Christ the King to reflect on the nature of Christ's kingdom. The Wedding Banquet Devotional by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/28OrdA101517/reflections_justice.html Devotional by Gerald Darring Topics: Justice , Equality , Kingdom of God Source: The Sunday Website Gerald Darring ties the pronouncement of Isaiah 25:6-10 and the parable in Matthew 22:1-14 to reflect on justice that is the way of the coming kingdom. The Love Of God Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/8OrdA022617/reflections_justice.html Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring Topics: Love , Shame , Justice , God's Love Source: The Sunday Website Gerald Darring reflects on God's love and justice: "The love of God is more powerful than all the sin we can muster, and the justice of God overcomes all the world's injustice." God With Us Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/4AdvA121816/reflections_justice.html Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring Topics: Advent , Church , God's Presence , Mary Source: The Sunday Website Gerald Darring reflects on God's presence (Matthew 1:18-24): "We rejoice at the prospect of having God among us, and yet we should also reflect on the awesome responsibility of living in the presence of God." Demons Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/1LentA030517/reflections_justice.html Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring Topics: Lent , Power , Pride , Confession Source: The Sunday Website Gerald Darring sees the temptation of Jesus (Matthew 4:1-11) as a metaphor for our spiritual life. All of us must struggle with the demons: sellf-sufficiency, power, pride, etc. The Perspective of Justice Devotional by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/MaryMotherA16/reflections_justice.html Devotional by Gerald Darring Topics: Peace , Mary , Intercession , Justice Source: The Sunday Website Gerald Darring offers a short reflection on Numbers 22:26 and the peace that Mary experienced, and quotes Pope John Paul II who asks Mary to be an intercessor of peace. All in the Family Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/HolyFamilyB17/reflections_justice.html Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring Topics: Family , Children , Body of Christ Source: The Sunday Website Gerald Darring emphasizes the link between the traditional family, exemplified by Jesus and his human parents, and the human family; the one only thrives when the other does too. Experiencing God in Powerlessness Devotional by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/19OrdA081317/reflections_justice.html Devotional by Gerald Darring Topics: Suffering , Jesus , Justice , Power Source: The Sunday Website Gerald Darring gives readers a justice perspective, writing that we must listen to the whisperings of the poor and oppressed. Jesus calls the Church to empty self and experience our mysterious God in the midst of... Who Cares? Devotional by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/4EasterB042218/reflections_justice.html Devotional by Gerald Darring Topics: Goodness , Justice , Care , Shepherd Source: The Sunday Website Gerald Darring reflects on the image of the good shepherd from John 10:11-18 as someone who shows concern for others and asks what the world would be like if everyone cared. Open to New Life Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/1LentB021818/reflections_justice.html Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring Topics: Justice Source: The Sunday Website Gerald Darring's sermon starter for Genesis 9:8-15 looks at the Flood as an act against collective evil. Our challenge is to change ourselves individually and to change ourselves as a society. The Sin of the World Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/2OrdA011517/reflections_justice.html Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring Topics: Sin , Original Sin Source: The Sunday Website Gerald Darring reflects on the words of John the Baptist in John 1:29, noting the singular use of the word "sin" and argues that this is referring to original sin. Full Text Hymns on Gerald Darring Let All Things Now Living (Que Todo Viveinte)PD
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The Most Cherished Gift Devotional by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/BodyBloodA061817/reflections_justice.html Devotional by Gerald Darring Topics: Eucharist Source: The Sunday Website Gerald Darring reflects on Deuteronomy 8:2-3, 14-16, 1 Corinthians 10:16-17 and John 6:51-58. The cherished gift of Christ's body and blood makes us one with God and one with each other. Our First Priority Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/HolyFamilyA16/reflections_justice.html Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring Topics: Christmas , Family , Art , Holiness Source: The Sunday Website Gerald Darring shares of the need to make children and families our first priority, to invest in their future; to combat the forces—cultural, economic and moral—which hurt children and destroy families. Perfected Revelation Sermon (Complete) by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/2OrdB011418/reflections_justice.html Sermon (Complete) by Gerald Darring Topics: Peace , Listening to God , Change , Calling Source: The Sunday Website Reflecting on the calls of Samuel and the apostles, this sermon by Gerald Darring questions whether "radical change must take place within us for there to be peace." The Debt of Love Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/23OrdA091017/reflections_justice.html Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring Topics: Church , Community , Justice , Injustice Source: The Sunday Website Reflecting on Matthew 18:15-20, Gerald Darring writes that the church is an assembly of people gathered to do the work of God. The only way we can succeed is by staying together through thick and thin. No Distinction Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/6EasterB050618/reflections_justice.html Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring Topics: Love , God's Love , Discrimination , Equality Source: The Sunday Website Inspired by John 15:9-17, Acts 10:34-35, 1 John 4:7-10, and Vatican II's "Declaration on the Relationship of the Church to Non-Christian Religions," Gerald Darring's commentary explains that God wants us to show love to everyone. Making Peace Possible Article by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/PassionB032518/reflections_justice.html Article by Gerald Darring Topics: Peace , Jesus , Palm Sunday , Jerusalem Source: The Sunday Website Describing the violence that Jerusalem, the "city of peace," has traditionally encountered, Gerald Darring's article on Mark 11:1-10 takes inspiration from a Vatican II encyclical in describing the peace Christ brought through his suffering and death. Heavenly Vision; More Human World Devotional by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/Transfiguration2017/reflections_justice.html Devotional by Gerald Darring Topics: Transfiguration , Longing , Glory , Darkness Source: The Sunday Website Reflecting on Matthew 17:1-9, Gerald Darring says that we recognize that we have our citizenship in heaven, but in the meantime we exercise our citizenship on earth for the coming of the kingdom of God. Justice and Love Devotional by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/4OrdA012917/reflections_justice.html Devotional by Gerald Darring Topics: Love , Justice , God's Love , Love your neighbor Source: The Sunday Website The love of God is more powerful than all our sin, and the justice of God overcomes all the world’s injustice. Gerald Darring comments on Zephaniah 2:3, 3:12-13; Psalm 146; 1 Corinthians 1:26-31; and Matthew 5:1-12.

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