Lent 2018

LISTENING FOR THE MESSAGE OF SACRIFICE

By | 2018-03-16T18:06:04-04:00 March 16th, 2018|Lent 2018|

For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life. (John 3:16) No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. (John 15:13) For some reason, the concept of Jesus’s death as [...]

LENT: A Time to Listen

By | 2018-03-05T15:18:55-04:00 March 5th, 2018|Lent 2018|

Lent is the liturgical season of preparation for Easter, similar in nature to Advent which is the time of spiritual preparation for Christmas. In the early days of the Church, individuals who planned to be baptized at the Easter Vigil service spent the 40 days of Lent in prayer, fasting, and self-denial. Their preparation to [...]