Lenten Reader | Day 30
March 23rd, 2021
Once a religious leader asked Jesus this question: “Good Teacher, what should I do to inherit eternal life?”“Why do you call me good?” Jesus asked him. “Only God is truly good. But to answer your ques...
Lenten Reader | Day 29
March 22nd, 2021
People were also bringing babies to Jesus for him to place his hands on them. When the disciples saw this, they rebuked them. But Jesus called the children to him and said, “Let the little children co...
Lenten Reader | Fifth Sunday of Lent
March 21st, 2021
“To be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything he has given us - and he has given us everything. Every breath we draw is a gift of his love, every moment of existence is a grace, for it...
Lenten Reader | Day 28
March 20th, 2021
To some who were confident of their own righteousness and looked down on everyone else, Jesus told this parable: “Two men went up to the temple to pray, one a Pharisee and the other a tax collector. T...
Lenten Reader | Day 27
March 19th, 2021
Now on his way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. As he was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met him. They stood at a distance and called out in a ...
Lenten Reader | Day 26
March 18th, 2021
“No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.”The Pharisees, who loved ...
Lenten Reader | Day 25
March 17th, 2021
“Meanwhile, the older son was in the field. When he came near the house, he heard music and dancing. So he called one of the servants and asked him what was going on. ‘Your brother has come,’ he repli...
Lenten Reader | Day 24
March 16th, 2021
Jesus continued: “There was a man who had two sons. The younger one said to his father, ‘Father, give me my share of the estate.’ So he divided his property between them.“Not long after that, the youn...
Lenten Reader | Day 23
March 15th, 2021
“Or suppose a woman has ten silver coins and loses one. Doesn’t she light a lamp, sweep the house and search carefully until she finds it? And when she finds it, she calls her friends and neighbors to...
Lenten Reader | Fourth Sunday of Lent
March 14th, 2021
“When I trust deeply that today God is truly with me and holds me safe in a divine embrace, guiding every one of my steps I can let go of my anxious need to know how tomorrow will look, or what will h...
Lenten Reader | Day 22
March 13th, 2021
Now the tax collectors and sinners were all gathering around to hear Jesus. But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law muttered, “This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.”Then Jesus told them ...
Lenten Reader | Day 21
March 12th, 2021
And whoever does not carry their cross and follow me cannot be my disciple.“Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to...