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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Thursday of the Second Week in Lent

Jer 17:5-10; Ps 1:1-4, 6; Lk 16:19-31:  They are like chaff which the wind drives away. Who are they?  They are the wicked.  What a great metaphor.  What a great image.  Today’s psalm and today’s first reading are almost identical.  This comparison is proclaimed in both.  The wicked are not just clueless.  They are deliberately clueless.  […]

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