Perhaps you have heard that the seasons in and around New Orleans run something like this: King Cake Season, Carnival Season, Friday Fish Fry Season, Festival Season, Hurricane Season, Football Season and Holiday Season! We humans live by seasons, but the Lord has his “times and seasons” as well. The Church prays at the Paschal Vigil during the blessing of the Paschal Candle: “All time belongs to him and all the ages.” God’s timing is indeed interesting, especially when we can somehow detect a confluence or pattern in God’s plan. It is interesting to look at the 20th century to see the unfolding of God’s plan.

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