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Third Sunday of Lent

Gospel – John 2 : 13 – 25 Our first reading from Exodus tells of God giving the Ten Commandments to Moses. With the first commandment, God elaborates on his desire that we be faithful to him. He describes himself as being a “jealous God.”  He wants nothing to distract us from loving Him and […]

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Father Andrew Campbell, O.S.B.

Father Andrew S. Campbell, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey, died Sunday, February 28, 2021 after a brief illness. He was born September 26, 1951 in Mexico, Maine, a son of Warren J. Campbell, Mexico, Maine, and the late Yvonne M. (Turbide) Campbell. He was one of five children, including Jeffrey Lee Campbell, Boston, […]

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Second Sunday of Lent

A profoundly difficult scripture text confronts the Church this Sunday, one whose very imagery has caused some to find the Judeo-Christian tradition troubling and not worthy of belief. The reading is the so-called sacrifice of Isaac, the moment when Abraham was ordered by God to offer his own son—his only legitimate child—in sacrifice to the […]

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Ash Wednesday

Jl 2:12-18; Ps 51:3-6, 12-14, 17; 2Cor 5:20-6:2; Mt 6:1-6, 16-18 If we prayed Psalm 51 every day throughout lent, perhaps then we would retrieve the joy of God’s salvation.  However, this may be just too much to ask; so perhaps we could simply pray for forty days, “Lord, give me back the joy of […]

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