6th Sunday of Lent April 14, 2019

Palm (Passion) Sunday Triumphal Entry – the Messiah is here!

Jesus traversed the towns and villages he had visited while he announced the Kingdom of God. All those years, Jesus had traveled on foot, but on this day, he requested his disciples to bring him a colt. They brought the colt to Jesus, and…

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5th Sunday of Lent, April 7th, 2019

THE ADULTEROUS WOMAN

Forgiveness and Moving Forward

 

In today’s Gospel, Jesus judges the woman caught in adultery.  He does not judge her as the scribes and Pharisees would have done.  Jesus says, “Let him who is without sin among you be the first to throw a stone at…

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3rd Sunday of Lent 2019

After journeying with Jesus through the desert, after having witnessed his transfiguration on the mountaintop, we now enter into the nitty-gritty of Jesus’ teaching.

The readings this Sunday could seem a little tame; there is nothing spectacular. True, the burning bush causes Moses to turn aside…

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4th Sunday of Lent 2019

THE PARABLE OF THE PRODIGAL SON

“I am no longer worthy to be called your son.” ….. and yet the father says: “but we had to celebrate and rejoice, because this brother of yours was dead and has come to life; he was lost and has been found.”  (Luke Ch. 15) 

Yes!  God does welcome…

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1st Sunday of Lent 2019

“Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil.” (Luke 4.1)  (See Mt 4.1 and Mk 1.12)

As I read this text, one word stuck out for me: “in”: “led by the Spirit IN the…

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