Category: Lent 2007

The Disruptive Grace of Lent

Wednesday of the First Week of Lent Jonah 3:1-10 Psalm 50;3-4, 12-13, 18-19 Luke 11:29-32 I can’t resist adding a word about this portrait of...

Lent and Lectio Divina

Tuesday of the First Week of Lent Isaiah 55:10-11 Psalm 33:4-5, 6-7, 16-17, 18-19 Matthew 6:7-15 Lectio and Oratio Today’s Mass invites us to focus...

Via Crucis

Under the Sign of the Cross On this second day of Lent, Our Lord sets before us the whole mystery of His Passion, Cross, and...

In Voluntate Tua

Guercino’s (1591–1666) Crowning With Thorns depicts two attitudes toward the Suffering Christ. On the one hand we see a soldier clad in armour. With a...

Ecce Agnus Dei

For Sidney Some time ago, a remarkable young man named Sidney wrote me from Brazil to ask for a blessed Agnus Dei. I promised him...