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5th Sunday of the Year: Be salt and light!

Catholic Inspiration

Release Date: 02/09/2020

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Every year on Palm Sunday we hear the Passion of the Lord. Why? Because we need to be reminded of God's remedy for our sins, so that we may stand at the foot of the Cross of Christ and repent...so as to receive his great gift of mercy.

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Ezekiel's great prophecy of hope is made possible through the words of the high priest Caiaphas - who reminds us that "it is better that one man should die instead of the people." As we enter into Holy Week may we cherish the Lord's sacrifice for our salvation!

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Jeremiah reminds us that we put our trust in God as we face the dangers of life.

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Jesus reveals his divinity in John's Gospel, and this truth becomes the foundation for our faith and the source of our hope as we configure our lives to Him.

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Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego walked in the fiery furnace with a fourth person who looked like a Son of God. During those times in our lives when we have been put to the test, may we trust that Christ walks with us as well.

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To gaze upon the Cross reveals the face of God in Christ crucified for our sake. This symbol of death thus becomes our hope, that the one who takes the place of our sins will lead us to eternal life.

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The Book of Daniel and the Gospel of John offer us examples of Justice and Mercy, crucial concepts that require our careful thought and attention as disciples of the Lord. May we strive for Justice in all our actions as we we recognize our ongoing need for God's Mercy when we sin.

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COVID-19 has disrupted our lives, offering us an opportunity to examine our habits and reflect on what might change for the better. Discipline - the ability to consistently and regularly carry out an appointed task with a high level of performance - is a crucial element that can help us thrive in body, mind, heart and soul.

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The miracle of Lazarus reveals the power of Jesus Christ and the hope we have in the Lord. May these matters of life and death inspire us to respond to the needs of our world with conviction and compassion.

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As the spirit of destructive discord increases around Jesus, we see the crucial need to work for peace and unity, especially in challenging times.

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The Lord's exhortation to be salt and light is an affirmation of human dignity and an invitation to share our lives with one another. As we reflect on what we do and how we do it, may we call upon Christ for the strength we need.

February 8, 2020 - Cathedral of Christ the King - Superior, WI

Fr. Andrew Ricci - www.studyprayserve.com