Sermon 21 February 2021 (Lent 1)

Part 1: Lent by Bp. Elmer Belmonte, Diocese of Europe

Part 2: Rejecting lies and following the Way by Fr. Dana

Simple Summary:  The celebration of Lent developed from the process of preparing catechumens for baptism. Each year Lent prepares us to receive the new life of Easter, ever growing, ever maturing. “If we have the right kind of attitude as we walk through the season of Lent, we will come out victorious and we will celebrate” (Bp. Elmer Belmonte). But what kind of attitude?

Lectionary:  Genesis 9:8-17; Psalm 25:1-22; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:9-15

Referenced Scriptures:  Revelation 2:4, Isaiah 61:4, Matthew 10:28, Matthew 7:13-14, John 14:6

Recording – Sermon Part 1 (Bp. Elmer):  https://1drv.ms/u/s!AvYHlhfoSlmRqS2mamNFxIk2iTcJ?e=okv7Az

Recording – Sermon Part 2 (Fr. Dana):  https://1drv.ms/u/s!AvYHlhfoSlmRqSpVy3Alfnc2RMqH?e=gQLaCM

Notes – Sermon Part 2 (Fr. Dana):  https://1drv.ms/b/s!AvYHlhfoSlmRqSszYeejIQJfITKX?e=udEez2