1ST SUNDAY OF LENT
-C- MARCH 10, 2019
Deuteronomy 26:4-10; Psalm 91; Romans 10: 8-13; Luke 4: 1-13
By: Jude Siciliano, OP
Mini-reflections on the Sunday scripture readings designed for
persons on the run. "Faith Book" is also brief enough to be
posted in the Sunday parish bulletins people take home.
From today’s Gospel reading:
Filled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus returned from the Jordan
And was led by the Spirit into the desert for forty days,
To be tempted by the devil.
Jesus not only shared our human nature but, like us, was subject
to temptations. In the course of our daily lives we also face
temptations to put comfort and material possessions over the
sacrifices involved in being a disciple. We get sidetracked and
lose sight of what and who are important in our lives.
So, we ask ourselves:
What are our priorities; who and what are important in our
How to do express those priorities by the choices we make each
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