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Third Sunday of Lent

Exodus 20:1-17; 1 Corinthians 1:22-25; John 2:13-25 According to Statistica.com, a website that tracks current and future consumer trends, 2020 could be the Year of Clean-Up as well as the Year of COVID. Fueled by concerns about...

Second Sunday of Lent

Crucifix Genesis 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18; Romans 8:31b-34; Mark 9:2-10 When we think of human sacrifice, especially the sacrifice of children, we naturally respond with revulsion.  It’s hard to wrap our minds much less our...

First Sunday of Lent | Primer Domingo de Cuaresma

Genesis 9:18-15; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:12-15 Tomorrow our novices here at San Lorenzo will begin a five-day silent discernment retreat. If they’re anything like I was as a novice, the prospect of a long and silent...

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Job 7:1-4, 6-7; 1 Corinthians 9:16-19, 22-23; Mark 1:29-39 There are bad days, there are very bad days, and then there are really, really bad days.  Job, whom we encounter in our first reading, had a really, really bad...