Weekly Faith – Sunday, February 28, 2021

Weekly Faith – Sunday, February 28, 2021

The Second Sunday of Lent Readings: Genesis 22:1–2, 9–13, 15–18Psalm 116:10, 15–19Romans 8:31–34Mark 9:2–10  The Lenten season continues with another story of testing. Last Sunday, we heard the trial of Jesus in the desert. In this week’s First Reading, we hear of how...

Seminarians Share: What is your favorite bible verse?

Seminarians Share: What is your favorite bible verse?

“To follow Jesus, mere good works are not enough; we have to listen daily to his call. He, who alone knows us and who loves us fully, leads us to push out into the depth of life. That is why we need His word: So that we can hear, amid the thousands of other words in...

Weekly Faith – Sunday, February 21, 2021

Weekly Faith – Sunday, February 21, 2021

The First Sunday of Lent Readings: Genesis 9:8–15Psalm 25:4–91 Peter 3:18–22Mark 1:12–15 Lent bids us to return to the innocence our baptism. As Noah and his family were saved through the waters of the deluge, we were saved through the waters of Baptism, Peter reminds...



Weekly Faith – Sunday, February 14, 2021

Weekly Faith – Sunday, February 14, 2021

The Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: Leviticus 13:1–2, 44–46Psalm 32:1–2, 5, 111 Corinthians 10:31–11:1Mark 1:40–45 In the Old Testament, leprosy is depicted as punishment for disobedience of God’s commands (see Numbers 12:12–15; 2 Kings 5:27; 15:5). Considered...

What is the Meaning of Lent?

What is the Meaning of Lent?

Lent isn’t about giving up chocolate, or ice-cream, or social media. At its heart, Lent is about turning away from sin and being faithful to the gospel. The period of 40 days before Easter, Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and concludes at sundown on Holy Thursday. Lent...

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