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Lenten Journey 2010

"LENT: The liturgical season of forty days which begins with Ash Wednesday and ends with the celebration of the Paschal Mystery (Easter Triduum). Lent is the primary penitential season in the Church's liturgical year, reflecting the forty days Jesus spent in the desert in fasting and prayer (540, 1095, 1438)." ― Glossary, Catechism of the Catholic Church

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Lent And Easter Wisdom From Fulton J. Sheen
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Lent 2010: Message of His Holiness Benedict XVI: “The Justice of God has been manifested through Faith in Jesus Christ” (cf. Rm 3, 21-22)
February 2010 [document dated Oct. 30, 2009]
"... Lent culminates in the Paschal Triduum, in which this year, too, we shall celebrate Divine Justice – the fullness of charity, gift, salvation. May this penitential season be for every Christian a time of authentic conversion and intense knowledge of the Mystery of Christ, Who came to fulfill every Justice...." ... click here for the Papal Message

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Small Red Jerusalem Cross Lent: Catechism of the Catholic Church
Feb. 18, 2010
"LENT: The liturgical season of forty days which begins with Ash Wednesday and ends with the celebration of the Paschal Mystery (Easter Triduum). Lent is the primary penitential season in the Church's liturgical year, reflecting the forty days Jesus spent in the desert in fasting and prayer. ..." Click to read more from the Catechism about the Season of Lent ...

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Prodigal Son (Murillo) Framed Print
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Small Red Jerusalem Cross Faith Today: Fourth Sunday of Lent
March 14, 2010 - Readings - Faith Today
"While he was still a long way off, his father caught sight of him, and was filled with compassion. .... 'let us celebrate with a feast, because this son of mine was dead, and has come to life again; he was lost, and has been found.'"
... ideal resource for the daily Catholic on-the-go ... links to the latest news, cascades of inspiration including summary capsules of Scripture Readings, a taste of the Divine Office, Saint(s) of the Day, Papal and other prayer intentions .... click here for "Faith Today."

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Small Red Jerusalem Cross Faith Today: Third Sunday of Lent
March 7, 2010 - Readings - Faith Today
"'There once was a person who had a fig tree planted in his orchard ... he came in search of fruit on it but found none ... the gardener ... said to him in reply, 'Sir, leave it for this year also ... it may bear fruit ... If not you can cut it down.'"
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Desert in Bright Sunlight
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Small Red Jerusalem Cross Faith Today: First Sunday of Lent
Feb. 21, 2009 - Readings - Faith Today
"Filled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the desert for forty days ... "
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Ash-Like Cross, Lent 2010Small Red Jerusalem Cross Lent: Crossing the desert, abandoning ourselves to God — Pope Benedict
Feb. 18, 2010
"That long time of silence and fasting for Him was a complete abandonment to the Father and to His Plan of Love. ... Going into the desert ... meant voluntarily exposing Himself to the enemy's attacks, to temptation ... entering into battle with him on the open field, defying him without any weapon other than His Infinite Trust in the Father's Omnipotent Love ...."

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