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Ash Wednesday

Tuesday 25 February 2020

Andrew Hamilton
 
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent that culminates in Easter, the celebration of Christ’s rising from the dead. In the Christian story it marks the triumphant end of God’s journey with us in Jesus. 

Pope Francis: Message for the XXVIII World Day of the Sick

Tuesday 11 February 2020

Vatican
 
Jesus’ words, “Come to me, all you who labour and are burdened, and I will give you rest” (Mt 11:28) point to the mysterious path of grace that is revealed to the simple and gives new strength to those who are weary and tired. These words of Christ express the solidarity of the Son of Man with all those who are hurt and afflicted.
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