Tag Archive | The Fourth Sunday of Lent

God so loved the world . . . (John 3:16) Do you believe?

The Fourth Sunday of Lent 2018  We’re half-way through Lent now and traditional this is known as Laetare Sunday ~ Laetare in Latin, meaning “Rejoice!”  However, today’s readings don’t seem to have that kind of flavor. The Responsorial Psalm has us sing: “Let my tongue be silenced if ever I forget you, Zion!” The priests’ and […]

Lost in wonder ~ the story of the prodigal son

The Fourth Sunday of Lent ~ Laetare Sunday ~ the sunday of joy halfway through Lent.  the color of the vestments is rose rather than violet ~ a little more festive. Today’s Gospel is the Story of the Prodigal Son. It’s been called the greatest short story in the world. Our scripture-scholar friend William Barclay tells […]