Pre-Lent Reflections 2005

Reflections for the season of Lenten Preparation, Septuagesim, Sexagesima and Quinquagesima for 2005.

February 6, 2005 Gospel Reflection - Quinquasemia

"And it happened as He approached to Jericho, that a certain blind man sat by the road begging." (Luke 8:35)

January 30, 2005 Gospel Reflection - Sexagesima

“And He said, ‘To you has been given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God, but to the rest in parables, so that seeing they may not see and hearing they may not understand. And the parable is this: the seed is the word of God. Those beside the road are the ones who hear, then the devil comes and takes away the word out of their hearts, lest they believe and be saved.” (St. Luke 8:4-15)

January 23 Gospel Reflection - Septuagesima

"Take yours and go. I wish to give this last one the same as you." (St. Matthew 20:14)