Redwood Journal

The cyber-version of my homily for the 5th Sunday of Lent

I shared this homily first during Lent of 2011.  It was at Mass for the 5th Sunday of Lent.  Our community was together in faith.   After the Liturgy of the Word we shared in the Body and Blood of Christ so Present in His Eucharist.  None of us would anticipate that just a few years later we would be called, together,  to grow, separately, in our senses, our knowing of God in ways that we would never imagine.  Yet GOD knew.  And today, during this very unique Lent, Jesus calls us to acknowledge the real sorrows and fears of the pandemic and economic crises.  Jesus calls us to grow, closer to Him in ways we never would have planned.  Today Jesus calls us to sit, share with Him, to LISTEN to His Words. He then calls us to grow…

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