Call to Confession | Third Sunday in Lent (Year C)

“To pray means to stop expecting from God the same small-mindedness which you discover in yourself. To pray is to walk in the full light of God and to say simply, without holding back, ‘I am human and you are God.'”

These words from Henri Nouwen illustrate the honesty of the season of Lent. Lent is not a time to beat around the bush or to gloss over the messy details of our lives. Lent is a time to put away our swords, to take off our armor, and to approach our God in all honesty. Let us confess our sins together before our merciful God…

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