The Demand for a Sign
Have there not
already been enough signs? No doubt Jesus’ relationship with the Pharisees is
already strained. In this brief encounter his frustration is palpable, and his
response terse. They do not deserve any more than that.
Prayer: We pray for “this generation,” not unlike
the generation Jesus referred to in the Gospel. Sometimes it seems that none of
our evangelization efforts bear fruit. You remind us that we may sow, but you