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Mar 07 - Homily: Why we Pray and Fast

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Fr. Elias on why Christians pray and fast as compared to non-Christians and Buddhists. We focus on love of God as opposed some sort of self-discipline or self-denial as an end to itself. Our goal is to put aside things in order to focus on God. Ave Maria! Mass: Friday after Ash Wednesday - Wkdy - Form: OF Readings:  1st: isa 58:1-9 Resp: psa 51:3-4, 5-6, 18-19 Gsp: mat 9:14-15 To Download Audio go to


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