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Are YOU Being Called To Do More This Lenten Season?

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March 3, 2017

Today’s first reading from Isaiah 58: 6-9, gives us another aspect of fasting, of how we can indeed seek and find God.
“This, rather, is the fasting that I wish: releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke; Setting free the oppressed, breaking every yoke; Sharing your bread with the hungry, sheltering the oppressed and the homeless; Clothing the naked when you see them, and not turning your back on your own. Then your light shall break forth like the dawn, and your wound shall quickly be healed; Your vindication shall go before you, and the glory of the LORD shall be your rear guard. Then you shall call, and the LORD will answer, you shall cry for help, and he will say: Here I am!”
Is God calling you to volunteer or give alms to support Emmaus? Every day Emmaus Ministry serves those in bondage through the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy.
Visit emmausministry.org for opportunities to serve or to give alms this Lenten season, and care for the most vulnerable.

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