Forty Days Plus Three

Forty Days Plus Three

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In these reflections on the readings for Lent and the Triduum, Monsignor McIlhon invites us to ponder the consistency between what we believe about human dignity and how we live that dignity. If Lent becomes a daily journey whereby we consent to become one with the visible features of Christ's risen life, waiting to be raised from the dyings of our life, then the paschal mystery becomes a marvelous experience. Although he writes with great sensitivity and theological depth, Monsignor McIlhon does not become pedantic nor does he go beyond the depth of the average reader. For priests, religious, and serious lay people looking for something more than pious writing about the most important season of the Church year, this book will make excellent Lenten reading.Why is service to God friendship with God? Because God ... One of the students responded, aquot;I would remove Goda#39;s longing to be with others. ... It is in serving others that we become sacraments of Goda#39;s I Am and of Goda#39;s longing to be with us.

Title:Forty Days Plus Three
Author:John McIlhon
Publisher:Liturgical Press - 1989-01-01


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