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Built on the four pillars of our Dominican life – preaching, prayer, study, and community – Godzdogz offers many resources for exploring the Catholic Faith today.
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Dire Straits - Thursday of the First Week of Lent

Thursday, March 13, 2014
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Queen Esther (Edwin Long, 1878)

Wednesday of the First Week of Lent

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Readings: Jonah, 3:1-10, Luke, 11:29-32 Read more

First Tuesday of Lent: Abstinence

Tuesday, March 11, 2014
What is the purpose of abstaining from certain pleasures during Lent? Along with prayer and almsgiving, we abstain during Lent ultimately in order to repent of our sins, be transformed, and turn back to God - i.e. to bring about metanoia. Read more

First Monday of Lent

Monday, March 10, 2014
Readings at Mass: Lev 19:1-2, 11-18; Matt 25:31-46 Read more

God Matters: "Sex, Marriage and that sort of thing”

Monday, March 10, 2014
On Tuesday, Fr. Peter Hunter OP, Read more

First Sunday of Lent: Testing or trusting God?

Sunday, March 09, 2014
Tonight, at Mass & Vespers in Oxford, the Blackfriars schola will sing 'Ne irascaris, Domine' by Byrd. The motet has been pre-recorded specially for Godzdogz.  Read more

Saturday after Ash Wednesday: Almsgiving

Saturday, March 08, 2014
Readings: Isaiah 58:9-14; Psalm 85:1-6; Luke 5:27-32 Read more

Friday after Ash Wednesday: Comparing

Friday, March 07, 2014

Thursday after Ash Wednesday: A choice

Thursday, March 06, 2014
Readings: Dt 30:15-20, Ps 1, Lk 9:22-25 Read more

Ash Wednesday

Wednesday, March 05, 2014
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