Fourth Sunday of Lent

From the Catechism of the Catholic Church (1500-1): “Illness and suffering have always been among the gravest problems confronted in human life. In illness, man experiences his powerlessness, his limitations, and his finitude. Every illness can make us glimpse death.” In our Gospel this week, we see a man blind…

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Third Sunday of Lent

The Season of Lent is a season of testing.  The Lord tests us, in order to make us stronger in our faith, and draw us closer to Him. The number forty (40) in Scripture has always been symbolic of testing or trial.  Think of Israel’s forty years in the wilderness,…

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