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First Sunday of Lent
Year A
February 26, 2023
Spirituality of the Readings

John Foley, SJ


“Don’t worry!” he says. “You are rich! You are God! You can have all the food you want. Just turn this rock into bread!”

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In Exile

Ron Rolheiser

Our Three Temptations

Faith tells us that what ultimately defines us and gives us our identity and energy is the image and likeness of God in us.

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Glancing Thoughts

Eleonore Stump

Bread and Stones

Imagine a host asking one of his guests, “Would you like some ham?” How perplexed the host would be if his guest answered, “Man does not live by ham alone”!

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The Perspective of Justice

Gerald Darring


Lent is a time to struggle with the demons, “to rid ourselves of the hidden corruption of evil.”

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Discussion Questions

Anne Osdieck


How does it make you feel to think Jesus had to fight temptation the same way you do?

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A Poem to
Sit With

J Janda

Christ Our Earth

to believe

is to deny nothing

that is—to embrace all

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