Fr. Emmanuel Kahn preaches on the Sunday of the Last Judgment, 2019.
Today is the Sunday of the Last Judgment, as well as the Sunday of Meatfare, when we stop eating meat in preparation for Great Lent which begins this year on Monday, March 11th. On the one hand, the Church is reminding us that the whole world will be judged by Christ Himself; and on the other hand, we are reminded not to eat meat during the next week. It’s an unusual combination—the whole world and our personal lives are both important.
The Gospel reading…