Tag Archives: Lent

Holy Week 2016

This past Sunday was Palm Sunday also known as Passion Sunday. Palm Sunday commemorates when Jesus entered Jerusalem triumphantly and was praised by the people including little children. His triumphal entry into Jerusalem fulfilled the Old Testament scriptures about the Messiah. … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflection: First Week of Lent 2016

“Seek the Lord while He may be found, call Him while He is near. Let the scoundrel forsake his way, and the wicked man his thoughts; Let him turn to the Lord for mercy; to our God, who is generous … Continue reading

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Lent 2016: The Meaning of Lent

The season of Lent lasts 40 days beginning today, Ash Wednesday,  and ends on Holy Thursday (the Thursday of Holy Week).  In terms of Biblical significance, the season of Lent is similar to the forty days that Jesus was tempted in the wilderness. The Season … Continue reading

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Preparing for Lent 2016

Today is the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time. This is the last Sunday before the beginning of Lent. This upcoming Wednesday is Ash Wednesday, the first day of the 40 day Season of Lent. During Lent, we will make a renewed … Continue reading

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Lent 2015: The Meaning of Lent

  The season of Lent lasts 40 days beginning tomorrow, Ash Wednesday,  and ends on Holy Thursday (the Thursday of Holy Week).  In terms of Biblical significance, the season of Lent is similar to the forty days that Jesus was tempted in the wilderness. The … Continue reading

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