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This Insights eNewsletter was sent to subscribers on March 8, 2019.

eNewsletter Subject: Struggling through Lent

Even as we enter Lent with our personal plans for prayer, penance and charitable work, the trials of being a Catholic will accompany us too.

For example, Phil Lawler calls attention to the trial of bishops usurping the role of the laity in politics. See A statement the Tennessee bishops shouldn’t have made.

In continuing my series on Scripture, I discuss a prophet who seems to capture our trials perfectly. See The minor prophets: Varied voices, including our own.

But I find myself a bit listless, anyway. You may understand if you read Churchmen, out on a limb again, defy the world.

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