The Unsettling God

 
Friday after Ash Wednesday, based on Matthew 9:14-15

Then the disciples of John came to him, saying, “Why do we and the Pharisees fast often, but your disciples do not fast?” And Jesus said to them, “The wedding guests cannot mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them, can they? The days will come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they will fast.


Scripture passage from the New Revised Standard Version Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright 1989, 1993, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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About Karla Bellinger

Karla has a DMin in Preaching from Aquinas Institute of Theology, a Dominican school sponsored by the friars of the Chicago province. Her 2012 doctoral thesis, "Are You Talking to Me? A Study of Young Listeners' Connection with Catholic Sunday Preaching," arose from her passion to more effectively connect the message of the gospel with our young people. In May of 2014, Liturgical Press published her book entitled "Connecting Pulpit and Pew: Breaking Open the Conversation about Catholic Preaching." which is available at: here . Karla is a wife and mother of five young adult children. In August of 2015, she started a new position as the Associate Director of the John S. Marten Program in Homiletics at the University of Notre Dame.

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  1. PHIL AND I JUST FINISHED LISTENING TO YOUR TALK ON THE UNSETTLELING GOD. IT IS SO GREAT TO HEAR YOUR VOICE AGAIN. I TRIED NEVER TO MISS ANY OF YOUR PRESENTATIONS AT SACRED HEART. DIANE BATYKO FORWARDED THIS TO US. I HOPE THAT NOW I WILL RECEIVE THEM REGULARLY. THERE IS ONLY ONE OTHER PERSON THAT I KNEW BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS, REGIS PHILBIN. NOW YOU ARE THE SECOND. HOW LUCKY CAN I BE. HOPE WE CAN SEE YOU THE NEXT TIME WE ARE IN S OUTH BENDLOVE AND PRAYERS NATALIE, ONE OF YOUR ADMIRERS

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