First Sunday of Lent : 18th February, 2024

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DGeMs- Daily Gospel eMessage

Dear Friend in the Lord,

The Tests of Faith”:  In today’s Gospel, with the Holy Spirit, Jesus withdrew into the desert for forty days.  There He will be tested.  In the Spirit, He remains focused and faithful in preparing for His Mission of His Father.  Ponder on, “Do we discern the Holy Spirit’s Presence, Light and Love, when we are faced with temptations that tests our faith?

Fr Philip Heng, S.J.

Mark 1:12-15

The Spirit drove Jesus into the desert and he remained there for forty days, and was put to the test by Satan. He was with the wild animals, and the angels looked after him.

After John had been arrested, Jesus went into Galilee. There he proclaimed the gospel from God saying, ‘The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is close at hand. Repent, and believe the gospel.’