Fifth Sunday of Lent 2020

 “With the Lord there is mercy 

and fullness of redemption.”  (Psalm 30)

On this journey through Lent we have reflected on various contrasts:  the Temptation of Christ in the desert, (1st Sunday) the Transfiguration of Christ (2nd Sunday), the “woman at…

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Fourth Sunday of Lent 2020

 

“Sleeper awake!
Rise from the dead and Christ will shine on you.”  

  

This Sunday’s liturgy is full of contrasts: outside and inside, darkness and light, blindness and sight.  Each of these exists in our lives at one time or another to various degrees.  

When  God sent Samuel…

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Second Sunday of Lent  2020

“Let your steadfast love, O Lord be upon us, even as we hope in you.” (Psalm 33:22)

Last Sunday, we began a pilgrimage of conversion.  Today, we hear Abram’s call (Gen. 12.1-4) to leave his homeland and proceed to a land which God promised to him and his…

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Third Sunday of Lent 2020

“O that today you would listen to 
the voice of the Lord. 

Do not harden your hearts!” 
(cf. Psalm 95)  

 

“In the wilderness the people thirsted for water” (cf. Ex. 17.3).  Moses appealed to God and along with some elders found the rock…

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First Sunday of Lent  2020

“You desire truth in the inward being; therefore teach me wisdom in my secret heart” (Psalm 51.6)

The “dust” of Ash Wednesday is reminiscent of the “dust of the earth” from which the first humans received life from God’s breath.  During Lent, we are called to examine the “Dust”…

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