From The Pastor's Desk


21
Mar 2020
Message for the 4th Sunday of Lent

March 22, 2020 Readings: 1 Samuel 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a; Psalm 23:1-6; Ephesians 5:8-14; John 9:1-41 “Rejoice, Jerusalem, and all who love her. Be joyful, all who were in mourning; exult and be satisfied at her consoling breast.” This is the traditional entrance antiphon for this Sunday, from which comes the Latin name “Laetare Sunday”. The word “Laetare” means “rejoice”. Nevertheless, at this point public worship, the offering of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, has been prohibited throughout the United States and through much of Europe and throughout the world. This is......

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