maria_covarrubiasBy Maria G. Covarrubias

 Lent is the 40-day journey of penance and examination of our lives. This liturgical season helps us to pay attention to our need for conversion of the heart and mind, strip ourselves from the baggage that we carry, and learn to trust and rely completely on God’s grace. From Ash Wednesday to Holy Thursday, the Church keeps a time of penance and preparation for baptism.

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By Maria Covarrubias

 Christmas is about God’s presence in the world in a totally new way. The God who created the universe and journeyed with his people through the desert for 40 years, leading them to a land of milk and honey, takes on human condition to become one with us. 

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