As the end of our liturgical year approaches, and the days are getting shorter, do you feel as though our readings seem to reflect the darkness?
In the book of Daniel, we read that “it shall be a time unsurpassed in distress since nations began…” And in Mark, Jesus speaks of the sun being darkened, the moon no longer giving its life, and the stars falling from the sky.
Perhaps these lines seem to address the personal, national and global crises that are wreaking death and destruction upon the most vulnerable among us, and on our planet. Mass shootings. Hordes of refugees. Extreme child poverty in our city. Climate change denials....Read more here