Theme: Fasting, prayer and almsgiving are three traditional forms for expressing our conversion to Christ’s way. Lent is our penitential season, prompted by the gospel account of his forty days in the desert.
Sunday Homily Resources
Sunday Readings, in summary and in full (NRSV); plus sample homilies from various authors. If you can send me good stuff, I’ll use it here. For “Lectio Divina” reflections on the text of the Sunday readings please see http://www.tarsus.ie/page6/index.html (Fr. Kieran O’Mahony’s excellent Biblical Resources website).
Fr Pat Rogers cp, Mount Argus, Dublin.
Theme: in celebrating Christ’s transfiguration, we reflect on how we too encounter Christ and how our lives can be transfigured.
1st Reading: Genesis 15:5-12, 17-18
The covenant with Abraham, basis of Israel’s religion of trust
He brought him outside and …
1st Reading: Exodus 3:1-8, 13-15
God sees the misery of his people in Egypt and will free them, through Moses
Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian; he led his flock beyond the wilderness, …