Monthly Archives: March 2019

The forty days of Lent

The forty days of Lent is the annual retreat of the people of God in imitation of Jesus' forty days in the wilderness where he overcame Satan and his temptations as we see in our gospel. We are called to journey with the Lord in a special season of prayer, fasting, almsgiving, repentance, and renewal…
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The blind leading the blind

Our Gospel presents us with four teachings of Jesus. The blind leading the blind: a parable of one line, very similar to the warnings that, in the Gospel of Matthew, are addressed to the Pharisees: "Woe to you, blind guides!" Here, in the context of the Gospel of Luke, this parable is addressed to the…
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