As we enter both into Lent and into these last weeks of winter, there can be a weariness in our spirits. We long for the signs of new life that come with the Spring and we long for the celebration of the Resurrection at Easter.
“Rescue. Set free. Liberate. Deliver. Save.
These are the words Scripture uses to describe why God became a man in Jesus.
The broad strokes of what happens at Mass can be traced in two basic movements . . the Father gives Himself through the Son in the Holy Spirit. . . He does so in order that the Church may do something with this gift; namely, offer it as its own back to the Father.
In this Sunday’s reading from the Second Letter of Timothy, St. Paul reminds us of the importance of the Scriptures.
Fr. Andrzej said in his homily that pondering the readings for that day reminded him of his preparation eight years ago to become a US citizen.