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Journey to Easter - Spiritual Reflections for the Lenten Season

Item Number: 238

Catalog Code: 9780824523824*65-DIS

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Let us walk with Pope Benedict XVI through 40 days of Lent, turning away from the distractions of daily life to rediscover the significance of the birth and death of Jesus Christ, and the meaning of Jesus for Christians everywhere.  Memorable themes include: the mystery of Mary; the sign of Jonah; prayer as the center of the life of Jesus; Easter, Pentecost, and the sending of the Spirit.

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This item received 5 stars overall. Lenten Meditations Not Written In Greek

I have read many different devotional and spiritual books in my life. Many were a bit too deep to read that I came away with a headache. Some books were the complete opposite - so simple to read that I came away feeling uninspired. The Journey to Easter fell right in between the two extremes. Our Holy Father writes and preaches at a level that I think most people can understand and be inspired. I needed to read the book in a quiet room to understand everything, but I was thankful to not find theological explanations written in Greek. Pope Benedict XVI explained the Mass readings as well as the key points of Lent in a simple, yet profound way.
The book is divided into three parts. The first part explains thoroughly the liturgy of the first week of Lent, (which pretty much sums up the whole of Lent) and the promise of a Savior, and our call to follow in His footsteps. The second part discusses the birth, life, and death of Jesus with always looking tow Full Review...


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