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Lent starts in one week

Here are a few Lenten resources:

From Center for Action and Contemplation-Richard Rohr

Companions for Your Journey through Lent
Explore the meaning of this liturgical season (Lent begins March 1) through contemplative reading. 75 more words

Scripture Reflections

Lectionary Gospel: Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (February 19, 2017)

Please download and share this gospel: PDF or Google Slides

Since I don’t seek to profit from these files, I don’t take the time to cite the source for each of the images found through a Google Search.

Rick

200 Americans took religious vows in Catholic church last year

It doesn’t sound like a large number compared to they brief and storied heyday of the mid-twentieth century, but last year 200 men and women religious professed final vows in the United States — up from… 500 more words

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USCCB Chairmen Respond to Executive Order on Immigration and Express Solidarity With Muslim Community

WASHINGTON- In response to the executive order on immigration signed by President Donald Trump, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued a joint statement expressing their solidarity with those affected, especially those in the Muslim community. 188 more words

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Catholic Teaching on Immigration

Catechism of the Catholic Church 2241 The more prosperous nations are obliged, to the extent they are able, to welcome the foreigner in search of the security and the means of livelihood which he cannot find in his country of origin.

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Our bishops invite YOU to make a digital pilgrimage: 9 days for life

Have you ever made a pilgrimage?

Maybe you haven’t gone on a traditional pilgrimage to a place like Lourdes, Fatima, or a famous cathedral. But a pilgrimage is about more than an inspiring destination; it’s about a journey undertaken as a prayer, often for a particular intention. 268 more words

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Lectionary Gospel: Second Sunday of Ordinary Time (January 15, 2017)

I’m sorry I did not have this week’s gospel posted sooner. Three day weekends go by quickly too!

Please download and share this gospel: PDF… 64 more words

Rick