Browsing the March 2023 archive of Blog

Participating in the Mysteries

Posted by debbie fields on 3/31/23



For Sunday, April 2, 2023

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion 

Isaiah 50:4-7

Philippians 2:6-11

Matthew 26:14–27:66


The African American spiritual, “Were You There?” is deeply moving and widely used especially at this time in the liturgical year. We’ve heard it so often in churches ... Read More »

A God Who Weeps with Us

Posted by debbie fields on 3/23/23



For Sunday, March 26, 2023

5th Sunday of Lent 

Ezekiel 37:12-14

Romans 8:8-11

John 11:1-45


“And Jesus wept.” — John 11:35


It strikes me every time I read the story of Lazarus’ resurrection. Of all the amazing and surprising things to occur in this ... Read More »

A Journey of Preparation

Posted by debbie fields on 3/15/23



For Sunday, March 19, 2023

4th Sunday of Lent 

1 Samuel 16:1b, 6-7, 10-13a

Ephesians 5:8-14

John 9:1-41

You were once in darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light, for light produces every kind of goodness and righteousness and truth. ... Read More »

Sacred Illusions

Posted by debbie fields on 3/09/23



For Sunday, March 12, 2023

3rd Sunday of Lent 

Exodus 17:3-7

Romans 5:1-2, 5-8

John 4:5-42


It all really boils down to whether we believe the Lord is in our midst. A simple response of “yes” creates the seedbed for faith and paves the way ... Read More »

A Small Glimpse of Jesus' Great Glory

Posted by debbie fields on 3/01/23



For Sunday, March 5, 2023

2nd Sunday of Lent 

Genesis 12:1-4a

2 Timothy 1:8b-10

Matthew 17:1-9


Jesus provides us with moments of joy and consolation on our journey of faith to sustain us through the dark valleys.


In today's Gospel, Jesus leads Peter, James, ... Read More »