Monthly Archives: March 2022

Bible Readings for April 3, 2022

Introduction Our God makes all things new. In the first reading God promises it. In the gospel Mary anticipates it, anointing Jesus’ feet with costly perfume in preparation for the day of his burial. In the second reading Paul recalls … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for Sunday, March 27, 2022

Introduction The psalm sets the tone this day: “Happy are they whose transgressions are forgiven, and whose sin is put away!” Happy are those who have “become the righteousness of God” in the merits of Christ Jesus. Happy are those … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for March 20, 2022

Introduction The warnings are plentiful and blunt on the third Sunday in Lent. Cut it out or get cut down! The warnings are accompanied by God’s invitation to attentiveness: “Incline your ear, and come to me; listen, so that you … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for Sunday, March 13, 2022

Introduction Though we sometimes doubt and often resist God’s desire to protect and save us, our God persists. In holy baptism, God’s people have been called and gathered into a God-initiated relationship that will endure. Lent provides the church with … Continue reading

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Bible Readings for Sunday, March 6, 2022

Introduction These forty days called Lent are like no other. It is our opportune time to return to the God who rescues, to receive the gifts of God’s grace, to believe with the heart and confess with the mouth the … Continue reading

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