Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

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A cross decorated with silk flowers is seen inside the sanctuary of the mission at Tumacacori National Historic Park in southern Arizona. Ash Wednesday, observed March 1 this year, marks the start of the penitential season of Lent, a time of reflection, prayer, fasting and charity before Easter.

Pope Francis’ Lent message on rich man and Lazarus: ‘The Word is a gift. Other persons are a gift’

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Lent is a new beginning, a path leading to the certain goal of Easter, Christ’s victory over death. This season urgently calls us to conversion. Christians are asked to return to God “with all their hearts” (Joel 2:12), to refuse to settle for mediocrity and to grow in friendship with the […] Full Story