Category: Lent


This Gospel (cf Luke 4:1-13)  is a great mystery: our Lord is like us in all things but sin. Here he is battling it out with the devil. Our Lord is weakened after 40 days in the desert, a time of preparation. The Israelites… Continue Reading “Temptation”

Good Friday Homily

The photo is of our Lord’s tomb in Jerusalem. Today I preached at the Good Friday Celebration of our Lord’s Passion:

Good Friday Passion Gospel Chanted

Here are some beautiful renditions of the Passion Narrative, According to St John: Behold, the Wood of the Cross, on which hung the savior of the world! This is what the deacon chants as he brings and unveils the cross into the church

Lenten Prayer

This prayer is a good reminder of Lent and also the possibility to always renew our hearts in the Lenten spirit, even if we are late in Lent right now. Here is a prayer given to me by my spiritual director, and I believe… Continue Reading “Lenten Prayer”