A Book of Surprises

Ater forty years of teaching Scripture, I still wonder why people keep showing up. Not for the credit classes I teach at the local community college, but for the weekly classes I offer at the parish.

I started teaching on the parish level in 1966. It was meant to be a preliminary course to a class on the liturgy that would help explain Vatican II’s changes in the Mass. As much as I love the liturgy, I was convinced I had to begin...

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About the Author

Roger Vermalen Karban is a priest of the Diocese of Belleville, and pastor of Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish in Renault, Illinois.