The Word Among Us

Lent 2018 Issue

When You Pray

Lifting each other up during Lent.

When You Pray: Lifting each other up during Lent.

A wife is diagnosed with cancer. A son leaves the Church. A coworker is hospitalized after a collision on the highway. A neighbor loses her job. Millions of people go to sleep with no food, no health care, and no home. Thousands of young women are forced into sex slavery. A nation rejects the right of the unborn to live. An entire population suffers under a tyrant’s rule.

So much of the suffering in the world seems impossible to overcome. And yet Scripture tells us to have hope because what seems...


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