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Second Sunday of Lent: Glory is not without sacrifice

Sunday, March 01, 2015

What are you willing to do for glory? Read more

First Saturday in Lent: The rain it raineth on the just

Saturday, February 28, 2015

The rain it raineth on the just
And also on the unjust fella;
But chiefly on the just, because
The unjust steals the just's umbrella.
(Lord Bowen) Read more

The Third Station: Jesus falls the first time

Friday, February 27, 2015

In this video Br Jean-Baptiste offers a reflection on the Third Station of the Cross: Jesus falls the first time.
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First Tuesday of Lent: Innovation

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The Apple corporation recently earned record profits from its sales of Smart Phones, iPads, Computers and through its business decisions.  Read more

First Sunday of Lent: Flourishing in the desert

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Pope Benedict, reflecting on today’s readings, which include Mark’s account of Christ’s temptation in the wilderness, says that “the image of the desert is a very eloquent metaphor of the human condition.” Read more

Saturday after Ash Wednesday

Saturday, February 21, 2015

The call of God demands a change of life. Are we willing to accept this demanding invitation? Read more

The First Station: Jesus is condemned to death

Friday, February 20, 2015

In this video Br Matthew suggests we adopt a 'double vision' as we walk the Stations of the Cross: Jesus is both the suffering servant and the triumphant king. Read more

Ash Wednesday 2015

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

“Remember man that thou art dust and to dust thou shalt return.” Read more

Recommended books for Lent 2015

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Here are some books which the Godzdogz Team has found nourishing spiritual reading. Do share your own ideas with us, and let us know if you found any of these helpful this Lent! Read more

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