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3rd Sunday of Lent (B)
March 2, 2018

Use Lent to reflect on national issues


Bishop Francis Alleyne OSB of Georgetown is calling for “lively conversation” and a deepening of “collective participation and holistic discernment” on a number of national issues during the Lenten season.

In his Lenten message to the faithful in the diocesan weekly Catholic Standard, the bishop specifically referred to the emerging oil and gas sector along with the recent laying off of 5,000 workers in the sugar industry saying, “It is with urgency and with everyone on board in concern for our sugar workers that can offer a fitting display of nationhood”.

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