Greetings on the first Sunday of Lent, aka the season with my favorite color, PURPLE! I love purple, it is just a wonderful color. Anyway, Fr. Kenny and I suited up to get ready for the service. We switched a lot of things up, using the crystal chalice, adding the Penitential Rite, Prayers of the People Form II (instead of IV) and Eucharistic Prayer D.
The reading for today is usually called “Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness,” but it is much for than that. It is about power, its source, and its use. Jesus must decide which kingly identity he wants to have…..lucky for us, he chose right!