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 - February 21, 2021|
1 Peter 3:18-22
Mark 1: 12-15
|God makes a promise of life and seals it with a rainbow.
We are saved through the waters of baptism.
Jesus encounters his human dimension in the desert.
|Second Sunday of Lent - February 28, 2021|
|Abraham is willing to obey God.
God gives us everything in giving us Jesus.
Jesus shows his glory in a glimpse of the resurrection.
|Third Sunday of Lent - March 7, 2021|
1 Corinthians 1:22-25
|God's law leads us to freedom.
Jesus is the sign of God's wisdom and power.
His resurrection is our ultimate freedom.
|Fourth Sunday of Lent - March 14, 2021|
|2 Chronicles 36:14-17
|God used Gentiles to change the hearts of his people.
We have been brought to life in Christ.
God so loved the world that he gave his Son.
|Fifth Sunday of Lent - March 21, 2021|
|God will make a spiritual covenant with his people.
In obedience to the Father, Jesus became our Savior.
In his death Jesus is glorified by the Father.
|Palm Sunday - March 28, 2021|
|The Servant of the Lord is open to God’s word.
Jesus emptied, humbled himself in obedience.
The Passion and death of Jesus Christ.