The Fourth Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday)

Today’s readings Traditionally, today is Laetare Sunday – laetare being the Latin word for “rejoice.” On this Sunday, we wear rose-colored vestments, rather than the Lenten violet.  Laetare Sunday reminds us that even in the “heaviness” of Lent, there is reason for rejoicing.  And today’s readings do deal with some heavy topics, but clearly and always through the lens of rejoicing… Continue reading The Fourth Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday)

The Fourth Sunday of Lent [A] (Laetare Sunday)

Today’s readings I don’t know about you, but I feel like today’s Liturgy of the Word starts off by giving us all a slap in the face.  And it’s needed.  How many of us judge others without even getting to know them?  How often do we decide who people are and what they’re like just… Continue reading The Fourth Sunday of Lent [A] (Laetare Sunday)