Life on the Chrism Trail

Homily for Monday of the Third Week of Lent

March 13, 2023
Theological College
Washington, DC

2 Kings 5:1-15ab
Psalm 42:2, 3; 43:3, 4
Luke 4:24-30

Today’s readings carry us further into our Lenten preparation for our celebration of the Easter mysteries: a time for reflection and for conversion. The readings offer us the themes of healing and redemption. Naaman is in need of healing and the Nazarenes are in need of redemption — for which another word is vindication (Go’el).

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