February 21, 2021 – First Sunday of Lent Fr. Manoling Thomas, CSsR Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/022121.cfm) The Gospel evangelists: Matthew, Mark, and Luke mentioned Jesus’ experience of temptation when he spent 40 days in the dessert. Mark has the shortest account, just in two sentences [Mk. 1: 12-13]! Today’s Gospel [Mk. 1: 12-15]Continue reading THE DESERT. WILD BEASTS. ANGELS.
February 19, 2021 – Friday after Ash Wednesday Click here for the readings (https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/021921.cfm) We always understand the religious practice of “fasting” in reducing our food intake. This religious practice which already begun even in the ancient times still takes a central place in today’s Season of Lent. The Church, in fact, asks us toContinue reading FASTING TO BE LIFE-GIVING