Third Sunday of Lent

The Season of Lent is a season of testing.  The Lord tests us, in order to make us stronger in our faith, and draw us closer to Him. The number forty (40) in Scripture has always been symbolic of testing or trial.  Think of Israel’s forty years in the wilderness,…

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Ash Wednesday

What do we immediately think of when we consider LENT? Giving up Something? But that’s only part of it. Jesus teaches us that there are three essential parts we must participate in: Prayer Fasting Almsgiving Why these three?  Because they are the precise remedies for what is sometimes called the…

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