Don’t Be Seduced by Word Games

LENTEN REFLECTIONS FOR APRIL 5th:  1JER 11:18-20,  Psalm  7:2-3, 9BC-10, 11-12, Gospel JN 7:40-53 When people manipulate words, even  scripture, with the sole purpose of supporting their own point of view, rather than using words and scripture to discover the truth, they are using sophistry.. Sophistry could also describe the logic used by a lawyer intent upon persuading a jury…… Continue reading Don’t Be Seduced by Word Games

To Those in Darkness: Show Yourselves

Lenten Reflection for the Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Lent Reading 1IS 49:8-15, Responsorial Psalm PS 145:8-9, 13CD-14, 17-18, Gospel JN 5:17-30 In the first reading from Isiah, God promises a covenant  to the people that will restore the land. In issuing this covenant, The Lord does not simply wave a magic wand and transform evil into good. If someone…… Continue reading To Those in Darkness: Show Yourselves