Lent 2017

LENTEN RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE RELIGIOUS OF THE DIOCESE

Homily for the First Sunday of Lent

Very Rev. J. Gerard Schreck, JCD | Rector, Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
A man began his Lent by declaring to all in his office that he was going to lose weight. And he was really serious this time. His coworkers didn’t believe him, but he was determined. He planned his strategy. He even decided that he would change his route to work each day so that he would not pass by Dunkin Donuts. They were his weakness…

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Homily for the Second Sunday of Lent

Fr. Gonzalo Meza | Parochial Vicar, St. Mary on the Hill
In this second Sunday of Lent, we read the passage of the transfiguration of Jesus. The Church presents this reading to prepare us for the Passion of Our Lord, to be ready to face “the scandal of the cross.” To undergo through the cross we need to know its goal and final destiny, the Glory of God…

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