LENT 3rd Sunday [B] March 4, 2018
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LENT 3rd Sunday [B] March 4, 2018

GOSPEL READING / JOHN 2:12-25 The Gospel Reading of the dramatic story of Jesus’ cleansing of the temple give us cause to consider anew what constitutes true worship and what is a true house of God. The Gospel Reading for the 3rd Sunday of Lent recounts John’s version of Jesus cleansing the temple (John 2:13-25)....

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More Penance (2/28)
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More Penance (2/28)

Although PENANCE corresponds to specific action and is something to practice, it best is approached as a daily commitment to live sacrificially. This way practicing penance is not reduced to exceptional moments and becomes the pathway to deeper love of God and others. How are you living sacrificially? From who or from what is God...

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Practicing Penance (2/28)
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Practicing Penance (2/28)

There are many meaningful ways acts of penance strengthens character and deepens faith. Keeping commitments, especially when doing something else is preferred to do. Holding fast to prayer disciplines. Practicing charity, beginning with our own family. Showing patience and kindness to those suffering and feeling lousy. Changing plans when circumstances require. Righting a wrong. What...

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