It’s the third week in Lent and it has been a traumatic time in the Netherlands, in New Zealand and elsewhere. The readings for this week seem very relevant for the week that was, that is until we hear Jesus speak. After reflecting on this Francis links back to the series theme of encountering God.
This message begins a series of talks on Knowing God that will run through to Pentecost. On Transfiguration Sunday Francis brought out what the set readings show about knowing God and the ways people can avoid actually knowing him.