“Then will all the trees of the wood shout for joy at the presence of the Lord.” (Psalm 96 from today’s evening prayer).
Lent means Spring and lengthening of days. We have faith that the trees will bloom again this year and we will shout for joy at the beauty of God’s creation.
Readings for Mar. 10, 2016, Thursday of the Fourth Week of Lent
Reading 1 — Exodus 32:7-14
Responsorial Psalm — Psalm 106:19-20, 21-22, 23
Verse Before The Gospel — John 3:16
Gospel — John 5:31-47