REFLECTION: Clueless preaching about the Samaritan woman misses the point

by Christine Schenk, NCR Last Sunday the Gospel about Jesus and the Samaritan woman (John 4:5-42) was proclaimed at my parish. (We used the reading from Year A since we have six people entering the church. Other parishes may have used the Year C Gospel, Luke 13:1-9). This reading overflows with good news that "true … Continue reading REFLECTION: Clueless preaching about the Samaritan woman misses the point

LENT 2014: Reflection for the Third Sunday of Lent, March 23rd

by Alain Richard, ofm and Julia Occhiogrosso Exodus 17:3-7 | Romans 5:1-8 | John 4:5-42 The thirst to be free from lies and barriers that separate us Water. Sister Water, as St. Francis called her, is such a precious gift! We who live in Nevada have to remind our visitors to carry plenty of water … Continue reading LENT 2014: Reflection for the Third Sunday of Lent, March 23rd