Reflections for

Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Genesis 6:9-22, 7:24, 8:14-19; Psalm 46; (Deuteronomy 11:18-21, 26-28; Psalm 31:1-5, 19-24;) Romans 1:16-17; 3:22b-28 (29-31); Matthew 7:21-29


The Sixth Extinction, by Elizabeth Kolbert

For Elizabeth Kolbert, the human story reads like a Greek tragedy. Near the end, we realize too late that we brought about our own demise.


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