Daily Archives: February 23, 2012

First Sunday of Lent (Year B)

Gen 9:8-15; 1Pt 3:18-22; Mk 1:12-15 OPTION 1: There was an amusing story about a young boy who was constantly bothered by sensual thoughts. Feeling uneasy, he consulted the priest. “Don’t worry,” the priest said, “these thoughts float unobtrusively in … Continue reading

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First Sunday of Lent (B)

READINGS: Reading 1: Gn 9:8-15 God said to Noah and to his sons with him: “See, I am now establishing my covenant with you and your descendants after you and with every living creature that was with you: all the birds, … Continue reading

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First Sunday of Lent (Year B)

Gen 9:8-15; 1Pt 3:18-22; Mk 1:12-15 Saint Jerome, the brilliant doctor of the Church, lived for twenty five years in the cave where the Child Jesus was born. One time he prayed to Jesus thus: “Dear Child, You have suffered … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Lent (Year B)

Gen 22:1-2,9-13,15-18; Rom 8:31-34; Mk 9:2-10 Fr. Anthony de Mello, SJ in his book entitled Song of the Birds, wrote about a wise man who once reflected about himself: “I was a revolutionary when I was young and all my … Continue reading

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Third Sunday of Lent (Year B)

Ex 20:1-17(20:1-3, 7-8, 12-17); 1Cor 1:22-25; John 2:13-25 Today is the Third Sunday of Lent. The Church invites us to continue our reflection on Christ’s suffering, death, and resurrection as we share in this Paschal Mystery. If we go back … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday of Lent (Year B)

2Chr 36:14-17, 19-23; Eph 2:4-10; John 3:14-21  Sometimes in the past I read this Jewish legend that when God was about to create man, He consulted the angels about His throne: “Create him not,” said the Angel of Justice, “For … Continue reading

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Fifth Sunday of Lent (Year B)

Jer 31:31-34; Heb 5:7-9; John 12:20-33 I can still remember when I was in Grade Six. Our class adviser would always advise us his students during our homeroom class and it is still fresh in my mind even up to … Continue reading

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