Life on the Chrism Trail

Homily for the First Sunday of Great Lent: Sunday of Orthodoxy

March 6, 2022
Saint Sophia Ukrainian Catholic Church
The Colony, Texas

1 Corinthians 15:45-49
Luke 6:27-38

Today as the Latin Catholic Bishop of Fort Worth, I join with you as Catholics of the Greek-Ukrainian Rite in prayer and solidarity as together we begin the start of the Great Lent, known also as the Sunday of Orthodoxy, in which we celebrate the defeat of the iconoclasts who assaulted the revealed presence of God communicated through sacred icons.

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