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First Sunday of Lent C
March 10, 2019
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ

You Are My Beloved

The devil, with a dumb and greedy knowledge, knew that this great servant of God could be used for ugly motives.

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

Images for Lent

In virtually every culture there is, somewhere, the concept of having “to sit in the ashes for a time” as a necessary preparation for some deep joy or fulfillment.

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

Bread and Stones

What are we to make of the line with which Jesus refuses Satan’s suggestion: “people do not live by bread alone?”

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring

Back to the Life of Jesus

During this season we seek to understand the meaning of Jesus' death and resurrection with the ultimate goal of changing our lives. 

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck

The Desert

When an athlete starts to get flabby or lethargic, he/she exercises to get back in shape. Is there an analogy here for your spiritual life?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda

to deny that I am rooted in Christ

is a lie delusion

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