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Lent with Richard Rohr: ‘No Sign Will Be Given Except the Sign of Jonah’

  Wednesday of the First Week of Lent | Readings: Jonah 3:1-10, Luke 11:29-32  
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Lent with Richard Rohr: Certain Eventual Results

Tuesday of the First Week of Lent | Readings: Isaiah 55:10–11; Matthew 6:7–15
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Lent with Richard Rohr: The Important Commandments Are Not Always Seen

Monday of the First Week of Lent | Readings: Leviticus 19:1–2, 11–18; Matthew 25:31–46
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Lent with Richard Rohr: Temptations Are Attractions to Partial Goods

First Sunday of Lent | Readings: Mark 1:12–15; Matthew 4:1–11; Luke 4:1–13
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Lent with Richard Rohr: A Double Punch

Saturday After Ash Wednesday | Isaiah 58:9b–14; Luke 5:27–32
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Lent with Richard Rohr: Our Amazing Capacity for Missing the Point

  Friday After Ash Wednesday | Readings: Isaiah 58:1–9a; Matthew 9:14–15 
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Lent with Richard Rohr: Decision Precedes Depth

  Thursday After Ash Wednesday | Readings: Deuteronomy 30:15–20; Luke 9:22–25
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Why We Love Our Ashes

Anyone who has worked in a Catholic parish knows what to expect on and around Ash Wednesday: telephone calls at all hours, strangers randomly showing up for ashes, folks leaving after receiving their ashes, but before receiving the Eucharist. Among the “regulars,” there’s a lot of eye-rolling and head-shaking, and an overwhelming desire to figure out why, on this day, getting ashes is the single-minded compulsion of every Catholic on the planet.
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Faith and Family for March 6: Resisting Temptation

Read LK 4:1-13 Filled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus returned from the Jordan  and was led by the Spirit into the desert for forty days,  to be tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days,  and when they were over he was hungry. The devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God,  command this stone to become bread." Jesus answered him,  "It is written, One does not live on bread alone."
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Lent with Richard Rohr: Another Start!

  Reflection Download the audio here 2 Corinthians 5:20—6:2 It seems that we need beginnings, or everything eventually devolves and declines into unnecessary and sad endings. You were made for so much more!
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