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(From 2022) The Journey Begins Again - 1st Sunday of Lent
Episode 344th March 2022 • Faith Moments with Dina Marie • Mater Dei Radio
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The Journey Begins Again - We Need a Heart Transplant!

The 1st Sunday of Lent Year C.

Join Dina Marie Hale on this weekly broadcast as she reflects upon the readings for the 1st Sunday in Lent, Year C. The readings for the Mass are from Deuteronomy, Psalm 91, Romans and the Gospel of Luke. Today we hear the account of Jesus being led into the desert for 40 days to be tempted by the devil. We too, are tempted in many ways to turn away from God, and to sin. Let us embrace the endless mercy of God and turn our hearts to Christ always. Now, join us for this Lenten reflection with Dina Marie.

Resources used in this recording are:

The Word Among Us: Daily Meditations for Catholics Lent 2022 Edition.

2022 Workbook for Lectors, Gospel Readers, and Proclaimers of the Word: United States Edition

The readings for the Mass for the 1st Sunday of Lent: Deuteronomy 26:4-10, Psalm 91, Romans 10: 8-12 and Luke 4:1-13.

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Prayers shared in this video are from:

Franciscan Mission Associates

PO Box 598

Mount Vernon, New York 10551-0598

Prayer for the Poor, Suffering and Friendless

In your loving and tender mercy, Lord and Father, assist especially those who are poor and deprived, those who suffer, and all who are without hope in this life unless you come to their aid. It is you alone who can bring great good out of the worst evils by your unbounded power. So we trust you to curb the malice of the wicked, to convert sinners, and bring us all to a knowledge of your love. 

These favors we beg in the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ, your only Son, who reigns forever with you and the Holy Spirit, God, through all ages. Amen.

Companion Prayers: A Guide to Prayer from the Companions of St. Anthony

12290 Folly Quarter Road

Ellicott City, MD 21042-1425

Prayer of Hope:

God of love and mercy, ease my burdens, calm my anxieties, strengthen my faith, and increase my trust and confidence in Your caring goodness. 

Bless me each day with Your healing grace, with health in mind and body, and a heart filled with hope and peace.

Grant me the courage I need, dear Lord, to face all difficulties, knowing that with Your help, miracles happen and lives are restored. Amen.

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A special thanks to the following people and parishes:

Father Paul Jeyamani, All Saints Catholic Church in Portland, Oregon -

Father Bryan Ochs, Father Michael Barbarossa and Deacon Fred Johnson, Rose de Viterbo in Longview, Washington; Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Kelso, Washington; St. Catherine Mission, Cathlamet, WA and St. Mary Catholic Church in Castle Rock, WA -

Father Emmanuel Ochigbo, Sunday Homily Series

Father Mike Schmitz Sunday Mass on Ascension Presents YouTube

Archbishop Alexander Sample, St. Mary's Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Portland, Oregon.

Father Anthony Galati, Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Beaverton, Oregon.


Matthew Kelly and Dynamic Catholic

Thank you to all who have supported me by their prayers and encouragement in producing this weekly program.

With gratitude to the Holy Spirit for Your gifts and to my guardian angel and all the Holy Angels for their protection and guidance.



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