March 2, 2024

Day Sixteen of Lent – The Greatest of Miracles

REFLECTION AND PRAYER Day Sixteen of Lent The Greatest of Miracles [Jesus] said, “Do not weep any longer, for she is not dead, but sleeping.” And […]
March 1, 2024

Day Fifteen of Lent – Hearing and Observing the Word of God

REFLECTION AND PRAYER Day Fifteen of Lent Hearing and Observing the Word of God While he was speaking, a woman from the crowd called out and […]
February 29, 2024

Day Fourteen of Lent – “Do Whatever He Tells You”

REFLECTION AND PRAYER Day Fourteen of Lent “Do Whatever He Tells You” When the wine ran short, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have […]
February 28, 2024

Day Thirteen of Lent – A Mother’s Ponderings

REFLECTION AND PRAYER Day Thirteen of Lent A Mother’s Ponderings When his parents saw him, they were astonished, and his mother said to him, “Son, why […]
February 27, 2024

Day Twelve of Lent – A Shared Suffering

REFLECTION AND PRAYER Day Twelve of Lent A Shared Suffering When Herod realized that he had been deceived by the magi, he became furious. He ordered […]
February 26, 2024

Day Eleven of Lent – Living in Exile

REFLECTION AND PRAYER Day Eleven of Lent Living in Exile Behold, the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Rise, take […]
February 25, 2024

SECOND SUNDAY IN LENT – CONTRAST

REFLECTION AND PRAYER Second Sunday in Lent: Contrast The Gospel for today’s Mass presents us with the Transfiguration of our Lord, which took place on a […]
February 24, 2024

Day Ten of Lent – The Sword of Sorrow

REFLECTION AND PRAYER Day Ten of Lent The Sword of Sorrow Simeon blessed them and said to Mary his mother, “Behold, this child is destined for […]
February 23, 2024

Day Nine of Lent – Unwelcomed by the World

REFLECTION AND PRAYER Day Nine of Lent Unwelcomed by the World While they were there, the time came for her to have her child, and she […]
February 22, 2024

Day Eight of Lent – Fidelity in All Things

REFLECTION AND PRAYER Day Eight of Lent Fidelity in All Things Mary remained with [Elizabeth] about three months and then returned to her home. Luke 1:56 […]
February 21, 2024

Day Seven of Lent – A Lowly Servant of the Lord

REFLECTION AND PRAYER Day Seven of Lent A Lowly Servant of the Lord “My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God […]
February 20, 2024

Day Six of Lent – A Leap of Joy Remembered

REFLECTION AND PRAYER Day Six of Lent A Leap of Joy Remembered When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the infant leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth, filled […]
February 19, 2024

Day Five of Lent – Total Surrender

REFLECTION AND PRAYER Day Five of Lent Total Surrender Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your […]
February 18, 2024

FIRST SUNDAY IN LENT – HUNGER

REFLECTION AND PRAYER FIRST SUNDAY IN LENT: HUNGER  One pronounced effect of fasting is hunger. Is it good to be hungry? All three Synoptic Gospels speak […]
February 17, 2024

Day Four of Lent – Spiritual Friendship

REFLECTION AND PRAYER Day Four of Lent Spiritual Friendship Standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of […]
February 16, 2024

Day Three of Lent – The Thoughts of the Mother of God

REFLECTION AND PRAYER Day Three of Lent The Thoughts of the Mother of God Most people experiencing such persecution would encounter thoughts of confusion, anger and […]
February 15, 2024

Day Two of Lent – The Strength of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

REFLECTION AND PRAYER Day Two of Lent The Strength of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Again, today, we look at this most sacred scene of the […]
February 13, 2024

ASH WEDNESDAY – Day One of Lent: A Mother’s Heart

REFLECTION AND PRAYER ASH WEDNESDAY  Day One of Lent A Mother’s Heart Standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother and his mother’s sister, Mary […]
February 13, 2024

THE LENTEN SEASON – INTRODUCTION

WHAT IS LENT? In the Christian Church, Lent is the period preceding Easter, which is devoted to fasting, abstinence, and penitence in commemoration of Christ’s fasting […]
April 10, 2021

Lent – Easter Originals #4 – Easter Song

 EASTER SONG (LYRICS) E is for Everlasting Life obtained with Christ’s death A is for the angels guarding the tomb from threat S for Simon […]