Sunday, March 18, is the Fourth Sunday of Lent (Liturgical Year B, Cycle II).
On March 23, Pope Benedict XVI begins his visits to Mexico and Cuba.
2 Chronicles 36:14-17, 19-23; Psalms 137:1-6; Ephesians 2:4-10; John 3:14-21
Today’s Gospel reading includes John 3:16: “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life.”
The great lesson here is that God is not somehow foreign to our experience. He is part and parcel with it and has entered into the world to show us the true meaning of the life he created for us here.
It’s a lesson we need because we so often feel out of place in the world....READ MORE