Echoing God's Word in the Catholic Faith Community
Reflections on Readings from the Lectionary by Rev. Clement D. Thibodeau (1932-2017).
(Click on the date to read the reflection)
|First Sunday of Lent - March 10, 2019|
|Our salvation is rooted in God’s actions in history.
We can trust in God’s love.
Salvation comes to us from Christ’s resurrection
Jesus is ever faithful to the Father.
|Second Sunday of Lent - March 17, 2019|
|Abraham trusted God totally.
Christ will transform our earthly being.
The community is given notice of the resurrection.
The Lord who is light brings light in our lives.
|Third Sunday of Lent - March 24, 2019|
|In the desert, Israel thirsted for more than water.
God has loved us to the point of giving the Son’s life.
The Woman of Samaria thirsted for eternal life.
|Fourth Sunday of Lent - March 31, 2019|
|1 Samuel 16:6-7,10-13
|The Lord chose David to be a king pure of heart.
Christ calls us to be holy and to love tenderly.
The touch of Christ brings light to one living in darkness.
|Fifth Sunday of Lent - April 7, 2019|
|God will restore Israel to life and to land.
The Spirit in us grants resurrection already.
Jesus gives new life to Lazarus who had died.