Mar 29, 2023
(Gn.17:3-9; Ps.105:4-9; Jn.8:51-59)
“Before Abraham came to be, I AM.”
Abraham is a great man, the blessed patriarch, to whom God made the promise: “I will maintain my covenant with you and your descendants after you throughout the ages as an everlasting pact, to be your God and the God of your...
Mar 28, 2023
(Dn.3:14-20,91-92,95; Dn.3:52-56; Jn.8:31-42)
“The truth will set you free.”
Sin binds. Like the cords with which “the strongest men in [Nebuchadnezzar’s] army bind Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego,” sin fetters our souls and casts us “into the white-hot furnace.” “Everyone who lives in sin is the...
Mar 27, 2023
(Nm.21:4-9; Ps.102:2-3,16-21; Jn.8:21-30)
“From heaven He beheld the earth,
to hear the groaning of the prisoners,
to release those doomed to die.”
As the Lord has said to the Pharisees: “You belong to what is below; I belong to what is above.” And truly, how could we come to where He is unless He...
Mar 26, 2023
(Dn.13:1-9,15-17,19-30,33-62; Ps.23:1-6; Jn.8:1-11)
“Let the man among you who has no sin
be the first to cast a stone at her.”
“Then the audience drifted away one by one, beginning with the elders.” And no one was left to accuse her.
In both our gospel and our first reading a woman is accused of...
Mar 25, 2023
(Ez.37:12-14; Ps.130:1-8; Rom.8:8-11; Jn.11:1-45)
“I am the resurrection and the life;
whoever believes in me, even if he dies, will live,
and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die.”
“You shall know that I am the Lord, when I open your graves and have you rise from them, O my people!” says...