4th Sunday of Lent

Today is Laetare Sunday, when the entrance antiphon for mass urges us to exalt with the inhabitants of the holy city:  “Rejoice, O Jerusalem: and come together all you that love her: rejoice with joy, you that have been in sorrow.” We have good reason to rejoice on Laetare Sunday since it reminds us that […]

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Third Sunday of Lent

The Third Sunday of Lent is a loud and clear call to repentance.  We are halfway through Lent and these readings are a reminder to continue to do some soul searching and examination of our consciences during this season of repentance. The people told Jesus about the Galileans who Pilate had slaughtered insinuating that their […]

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Friday of the Second Week of Lent

Gn 37:3,4,12,13a,17b-28a; Ps 105:16-21; Mt 21:33-43,45-46:  Only the LORD has pure motives.  They are sometimes hidden from our sight, but they are always pure.  All through Lent, we remember the marvels the LORD has done.  He has done many great things, and He has always done them out of love, pure and simple love.  When […]

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