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Real Lenten Sacrifices

Jesus doesn’t want you to go more to the gym this Lent… Maybe he’s asking for something more. Take a quick listen to Br. Matt Wooters SJ’s “One-Minute Reflection” on the readings for the First Sunday of Lent: … 15 more words

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Actions have Consequences

Actions have Consequences

Back in about 1966 and after we had returned from a family camping trip with neighborhood friends in the 1,000 Island State Park in New York, my mom developed a nagging knee injury which at the time was called Housemaid’s Knee or Water of the Knee.  861 more words

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Pope on first Sunday of Lent: Now is the time for conversion

Lent is a time to face our temptations and be converted by the Gospel, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address on the first Sunday of Lent. 40 more words

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Pope Francis says he's on sainthood 'waiting list'

Those who have already left that waiting room include Popes John XXIII and John Paul II, already both saints. Turning his attention back to more temporal matters, the 81-year-old pope admitted that he struggles with modern technology. 25 more words

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On First Sunday of Lent, Pope focuses on temptation, redemption, Good News

Pope Francis reflected on the temptation of Jesus during his remarks ahead of the Angelus on Sunday. By Christopher Wells. The Gospel account of the temptation of Jesus was the basis for Pope Francis‘ reflections at the Angelus on the First Sunday of Lent, 2018. 17 more words

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Pope urges youth to go online and give the Church an earful

Pope Francis, flanked by two young people, waves after he used a tablet computer to sign himself up for next year’s World Youth Day in Panama, as he appears at the window of his studio overlooking St. 25 more words

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Chilean Sex Abuse Victim Meets with Vatican Investigator

Pope Francis appointed Scicluna to investigate accusations that Bishop Juan Barros, of the diocese of Osorno in Chile, covered up sexual crimes against minors. “For the first time I feel that someone is listening,” Cruz explained. 27 more words

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