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Today’s Readings – Tuesday of Week 8 of Ordinary Time - First Reading

Commentary on Sirach 35:2-15

Today’s reading from the book of Sirach (also known as Ecclesiasticus), has a message which is relevant for all Christians. It teaches that there should never be a division between our worship in church and the way we lead our daily lives. Each one is meant to reinforce the other.

The author, Ben Sirach, is both a firm supporter of liturgical worship, and at the same time emphasises the observance of the Law, especially in matters of justice and charity. He brings them together in this reading. To live a deeply moral life is in itself a form of worship. But formal worship is also important for him.

He begins by saying that one who observes the Law is already making many offerings. Following the teaching of Jesus, we Christians believe that true lo … Continue

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The commentaries written by Fr Frank Doyle SJ on the daily readings in Living Space are a wonderfully rich resource for us all.  Sadly, Fr Doyle did not write a commentary for every daily reading and unfortunately we do not have any commentary for these readings today.

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