Tag Archives: Lent

Lent a time to Pray, Fast, Love. And Blog?

Many Catholic bloggers give up blogging for Lent, but I have decided to embrace the life.  And no it is not because I am rebellious and need to be different.  Honest. The season of Lent is a wonderful gift from … Continue reading

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Beer Only Lenten Fast Results

Did you ever wonder how the beer only fast ended for J. Wilson?  Well it seems that it wasn’t as weird as I thought. Eric Marrapodi, CNN Belief Blog Co-Editor has the answer. H/T Mollie of Get Religion. Well he … Continue reading

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Our Lenten Journey

We are nearing the end of our Lenten journey through the desert.  The whole purpose of Lent is to turn away from sin and to turn away from what distracts us from drawing closer to God. Yet every Lent I … Continue reading

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The Fourth Sunday in Lent

A reflection” Readings: 1 Samuel 16:1, 6-7, 10-13;Psalm 23:1-6;Ephesians 5:8-14;John 9:1-41 Today the Church celebrates the second Scrutiny for those who will be baptized at the Easter Vigil. We pray that the Elect  will be able to see the light … Continue reading

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Second Sunday in Lent

Readings: Genesis 12:1-4,Psalm 33:4-5,18-20, 22;2 Timothy 1:8-10;Matthew 17:1-9 A reflection. In the first reading, the elderly Abram (who will become Abraham) is called by God to leave his country and everything he knows for an unknown and far off land.  … Continue reading

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How is your Lent going?

As we prepare for Easter, reflect on the promises that we made, or our parents and God Parents made on our behalf, at Baptism. How will we reject Satan, and all his works, and all his empty promises?  What can … Continue reading

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How would Satan Tempt Jesus in 2011?

Cardinal Mahony, shortly before his retirement, wrote a terrific article on temptation. He relates the three temptations of Jesus to how satan uses the internet in three significant ways. H/T Michael Barber at The Sacred Page. He calls it ” … Continue reading

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