Readings this Week

  • Transfiguration sacrifice isaac moriah abraham lent lenten

    Isaac, Abraham & the Meaning of Lenten Sacrifice

    On the Second Sunday of Lent, the church places together the story of Abraham and Isaac on Mt. Moriah with the story of Jesus and three disciples on the Mount of Transfiguration.  Together, these stories teach us the meaning of Lenten sacrifice....

  • temptation Jesus Christ desert 1st first Sunday Lent garden eden devil satan purple sin tentacion de cristo en el desierto primer domingo de cuaresma color morado

    Temptation of Jesus Christ in the Desert – 1st Sunday of Lent

    The Temptation of Jesus in the Desert is the gospel of the first Sunday of Lent. The purple color of Lent symbolizes penance, but also royalty. As we remember how the first Adam was tempted and failed his test, we rejoice that Christ the King, the New Adam, triumphed over the tempter. We celebrate that we, sons and daughters of the same heavenly King, can also win the battle against temptation....

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    Lent – 40 Lenten Ideas to Get More Out of the Season

    40 fresh, practical Lenten Ideas to make Lent a Season of spiritual progress and personal breakthrough! New ideas for a new experience of this season of transformation!...