Even closer to God’s Kingdom: Forgiveness, Cheese-fare Sunday

February 26, 2022 0 Comments

This weekend we are even closer to the Kingdom of God. The Kingdom is not found because we give up meat and cheese and follow the prescriptions of the Great Fast like a robot. No, we enter into the Kingdom of God as a result of our being in good relationship with God and our …

What is Cheese Fare Sunday

February 14, 2021 0 Comments

Sunday of Cheese Fare

February 14, 2021 0 Comments

“When you fast, do not look gloomy like the hypocrites.” (From today’s Gospel, Matthew 6:16) The reason is not to be hypocritical, in the pattern we’ve seen over the past three Sundays, to think that we are better than others. In this saying, we may see something deeper, the wisdom of what it means to …