Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Lent

Today’s readings Water is so important to us, and we see a lot of water in these readings.  Water refreshes us, sustains us, cleans us.  And when the readings talk so much about water, what we are being led to is a reflection on baptism.  We ourselves are the sick and lame man who needed Jesus’ help to… Continue reading Tuesday of the Fourth Week of Lent

The Second Sunday of Ordinary Time

Today’s readings So we’ve taken down most of the Christmas decorations, and we won’t see the poinsettias and manger until next year.  Yet we’re not quite done with the Christmas season in the Church.  Traditionally, some aspects of Christmas joy and amazement remain in our Liturgy through February 2nd, the feast of the Presentation of… Continue reading The Second Sunday of Ordinary Time

The Third Sunday of Lent (Scrutiny I)

Today’s readingsNote: At this Mass, we were celebrating the First Scrutiny with the Elect preparing for baptism at the Easter Vigil, so readings from Cycle A were used, as per the Rite. We have with us today, three young people who are seeking to receive the Easter Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and First Eucharist, at… Continue reading The Third Sunday of Lent (Scrutiny I)

The Third Sunday of Lent

Today’s readings This Mass was streamed live on Facebook in lieu of people attending Mass in person, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Is the LORD in our midst or not? I remember a time a while back when I got the flu – bad.  It was one of those rare occasions when I was so sick,… Continue reading The Third Sunday of Lent

The Third Sunday of Lent [A]

Today’s readings Winter is always rough on people, health-wise.  If it’s not the flu, then it’s some sort of virus making its way around.  That’s been true this winter for sure.  Staff members here at church and people in my family have been coming down with one form or another of seasonal illness, and I… Continue reading The Third Sunday of Lent [A]

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