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Dear Friends in Christ, the Lenten practice of fasting and abstaining from meat is not some arbitrary Church law. It helps us learn virtue through self-discipline, developing spiritual muscles to resist sin and temptation. May you have a holy and fruitful Lent!

- Bishop James V. Johnston -

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"How can I make a return to the Lord for all the good He has done for me?" Ps. 116:12

… The Love of Christ Urges us on.

—2 Cor. 5:14

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