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Monday of the 2nd Week of Lent

Luke 6:36-38 Judging Others In a mental hospital, an insistent reporter asked the doctor in-charge how they would know if a person is “normal” already. The doctor said: “We do the bathtub test. That is, we fill the bathtub with … Continue reading

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Tuesday of the 2nd Week of Lent

Matt 23:1-12 Denunciation of the Scribes and Pharisees Do our words couple with our practice? In today’s gospel Jesus rebukes the scribes and Pharisees for their showy practices. By any means they want to be good models of observant Jews. … Continue reading

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Wednesday of the 2nd Week of Lent

Jer 18:18-20; Matt 20:17-28 The Request of James and John Famed psychiatrist, Dr. Karl Menninger once gave a lecture on mental health, after which someone from the audience asked him what he would suggest that a person do in the … Continue reading

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Thursday of the 2nd Week of Lent

Luke 16:19-31 The Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus I read this story of a businessman in Midwest, USA, who had anonymously given away more than $600 million to universities, medical centers, charitable institutions and other beneficiaries for more … Continue reading

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Friday of the 2nd Week of Lent

Matt 21:33-43, 45-46 The Parable of the Tenants Somebody sent me this text message about some TV commercials and use them, in some way, to communicate ideas about God. Here they are: God is like Bayer Aspirin – He works … Continue reading

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Saturday of the 2nd Week of Lent

Luke 15:1-3, 11-32 The Parable of the Lost Son Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC no. 1866) said that there are some sins which are called “capital” based on what St. John Cassian and St. Gregory had said because they … Continue reading

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