Sunday, February 22, 2015

Homily: 1st Sunday of Lent

Based on today’s Gospel it would seem that before Christ could begin his ministry, a time of desert wilderness was necessary.  This  First Sunday of Lent reminds us of the need for time in our own desert experience…but one which is deeper than just pledging renewed New Year’s resolutions.

What does that looks like?  The answer is brought to light by what the Mayan Indians did 1,000 years ago on an island off the Florida Keys.  What was it?  And how does it help open our eyes to what we need to do to deepen our Lenten experience?

Check it out….

Click here for the podcast of the homily
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Click here for the scripture readings 

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