The Word Among Us

Lent 2010 Issue

Blow the Trumpet of Zion

By: Joe Difato

Recently, I saw a bumper sticker that read: "What you are is God’s gift to you. What you become is your gift to God." The more we realize the magnitude of the gift that God has given to us, the more we will want to grow closer to him and give him a great gift.

This is the primary reason why the church celebrates the season of Lent. For the next six weeks, the readings from Mass will invite us to...

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