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The First Sunday of Lent, Year A – Sunday, March 9, 2014 Today’s Scripture readings for the first Sunday of Lent immerse us into the depths of Lent. The readings and today’s psalm 51 sound overtures of the great themes that we will hear and live over the next six weeks. Reflecting on today’s first ...read more
To say that the election of Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio as pope was a surprise is an understatement. Since his name was announced on the balcony of St. Peter’s square March 13, there has been great interest in what he has to say and teach on matters of the faith. There are several sources of information ...read more
For Christians the season of Lent is a time for reflecting on and confronting the reality of trials. These are periods in our lives filled with anxiety, doubt, anger, helplessness, and even despair; they are a part of our human experience. And it is not surprising that the Scriptures shed enormous light on the matter, ...read more
Today’s Scripture readings for the first Sunday of Lent immerse us into the depths of this penitential season. The readings and today’s Psalm 51 sound overtures of the great themes that we will hear and live over the next six weeks. Reflecting on today’s first reading from Genesis (2:7-9; 3:1-7), we must take into consideration ...read more