An Intense Catechism Session at High Noon

Posted March 14, 2017 4:05 pm by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB

An Intense Catechism Session at High Noon

Third Sunday in Lent, Year A – March 19th, 2017
In order to grasp the meaning of today’s first reading from Exodus 17:3-7, we must recall what transpires in the preceding chapter. God’s little flock faced the hardship of a lack of food and protested to Moses. Just as the Lord had heard the cry of the people suffering the oppression of slavery (Exodus 3:7), God now hears their cry of starvation and provides them with nourishment in the form of manna and quail. While their lack of food had been stated in chapter 16, today’s passage confronts them with a

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