The Lord be with you Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, the season we use to prepare for Holy Week. The date of Easter moves from year to year and so the date for Ash Wednesday moves also. This year Ash Wednesday, and therefore the beginning of Lent,
Our Epistle lesson for Transfiguration Sunday came from 2 Corinthians. In that reading, St. Paul makes a surprising use of an Old Testament story from the book of Exodus to make his point about the central message of the entire Bible. This message examines Paul’s thought.
Commemoration of Silas, Fellow Worker of St. Peter and St. Paul February 10 The Lord be with you Timothy had delivered Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians but Silas (also known as Silvanus) delivered his second letter. Apparently Silas had become Paul’s new deputy. He plays an important role in
Commemoration of Jacob (Israel), Patriarch February 5 The Lord be with you February 5 has been set aside to remember Jacob (Israel) on our liturgical calendar. Jacob, the third of the three Hebrew patriarchs, was the younger of the twin sons of Isaac and Rebekah. After wrestling with the Angel
Feast of The Purification of Mary and the Presentation of Our Lord February 2 The Lord be with you Many people will be thinking of groundhogs today as they either rejoice or morn over whether or not Punxsutawney Phil sees, or does not see, his shadow. The celebration seems to