Monthly Archives: March 2019

The Father Ran to His Son, Embraced Him and Kissed Him

How beautiful is the story of the son who after abandoning his loving father, spending his money in a sinful life, repents and comes back to his father to ask forgiveness? This story tells us that his father caught sight of him and was filled with compassion; he then ran to his son, embraced him and kissed…
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In our gospel, Jesus is referring to some tragedies that happened in the history of Israel, but he says that those who died or went through those tragedies were no more sinners than the rest of the people. Jesus is trying to explain to the crowd that those who go through suffering and tragedies are…
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The forty days of Lent

The forty days of Lent is the annual retreat of the people of God in imitation of Jesus' forty days in the wilderness where he overcame Satan and his temptations as we see in our gospel. We are called to journey with the Lord in a special season of prayer, fasting, almsgiving, repentance, and renewal…
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