Browsing the March 2022 archive of The Pastor's Note
Posted by Delma Garcia on 3/25/22
Fourth Sunday of Lent
Who is worthy to receive the love and unconditional forgiveness of God? During every Mass, we pray, "Lord, I am not worthy... but say the Word and my soul shall be healed." Jesus illustrates in this Sunday's Gospel reading that we are all worthy, but ... Read More »
Posted by Delma Garcia on 3/18/22
Third Sunday of Lent
How do you feel when someone who's been hurtful, cruel, or morally corrupt gets hit with a hardship that makes them suffer? Our natural tendency is to rejoice because justice has finally been meted out.
Jesus addresses this in this Sunday's Gospel reading. He wants ... Read More »
Posted by Delma Garcia on 3/11/22
Second Sunday of Lent
In this Sunday's Gospel reading, we see Jesus reveal the uncreated light of his true identity and we hear the Father say, "This is my chosen Son; listen to him."
We experience Christ's deepest identity every time we listen to him and allow the Holy Spirit ... Read More »
Posted by Delma Garcia on 3/04/22
First Sunday of Lent
Jesus' life is our life if we're sincere about our faith. We unite ourselves to him by receiving his body and blood in the Eucharist. We meet him in the scriptures and walk with him on the path to heaven.
During Lent, the readings that ... Read More »