Homily for Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Readings for Today

Why does it seem that God does not always answer our prayers?  Why when a loved one is sick, does the illness not always get cured?  Why do great tragedies happen that cause such great suffering?  Why?  This question of suffering, and its meaning, is a challenging one.  Rabbi Harold Kushner took up this question in his well know book, When Bad Things Happen to Good People, in reflecting on the death of his son , Aaron.

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