Deacon John's Blog

March 2014

Mar 30

Week of March 30, 2014

4th SUNDAY OF LENT The Gospel for today is known as one of the most recognizable “Conversion Gospels” in the bible.  It’s not only read on the 4th Sunday of Lent in Cycle “A”, the current cycle, but being the most recognizable conversion gospel, it’s often read every year in any parish with an active...
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Mar 9

Week of March 9, 2014

Todays we hear about the temptations, not the Motown singing group of the 1960s and 70s, but the three temptations of Christ by “the devil”. These temptations came when Jesus, who is not only totally divine but TOTALLY HUMAN was hungry after fasting for 40 days and forty nights.  It’s interesting to read that the...
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