Saturday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Jer 11:18-20; Ps 7:2,3,9bc-12; Jn 7:40-53:  No one wants to become lion’s prey.  No one wants to be torn to pieces.  The Psalmist and the Prophet both feel pursued and persecuted.  As a contemporary pundit has said, “just because your paranoid does mean someone isn’t out to get you.”  Although neither King David nor the […]

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Friday of the Fourth Week in Lent

Wis 2:1a,12-22; Ps 34:17-21,23; Jn 7:1-2,10,25-30:  When the LORD confronts the evildoers something changes, drastically.  Sometimes the evildoers become more resolute.  They inflict even more suffering.  They feel the challenge and come through with greater afflictions. At other times the evildoers wake up and begin to move on.  Perhaps the memory of them is wiped from […]

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