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This Insights eNewsletter was sent to subscribers on February 13, 2018.

eNewsletter Subject: Healing the Leprosy of Sin

Fr. Jerry Pokorsky leads off on this Shrove Tuesday by teaching us what the Gospel accounts of Christ's cure of leprosy really means. See Leper Colonies.

For my part, I thought that we might use Lent to strengthen ourselves spiritually not only through fasting and devotion, but through Catholic intellectual exercise.

When confusion grows, I recommend Practicing apologetics upon ourselves: Five models.

Meanwhile, I hope it is not safe to say that the Church as a whole will move through Lent along rather predictable lines. But wherever any form of ideology is at work, it is like trudging through mud.

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