The Prodigal Son and Fasting

Through the parable of today's Gospel, Luke 15:11-32, our Saviour has set forth three things for to realize:   the condition (length and severity) of the sinner,   the rule of repentance,   and the greatness of God's compassion. Those who have wrought many great iniquities, usually have persisted in them for a long time, … Continue reading The Prodigal Son and Fasting

Lent & the Epistle of Timothy 2

St. Paul's Second Letter to Timothy 2:1-10 is highlighted on the First Sunday on Lent....  The parallels of Paul writing to Timothy and us waiting for the Resurrection are definitely highlighed here.  Like us: Paul was lonely.  Like us: Phygelus and Hermogenes, "everyone in the province of Asia" (1:15), and Demas (4:10) had deserted him.  And finally while Crescens, Titus … Continue reading Lent & the Epistle of Timothy 2