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Saturday of 1st week of Lent, based on Matthew 5:43-48

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be children of your Father in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the righteous and on the unrighteous. For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same? And if you greet only your brothers and sisters, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same? Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.


Scripture passage from the New Revised Standard Version Bible: Catholic Edition, copyright 1989, 1993, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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About Ms Barbara Pegg OP

I am part of a Dominican group in Raleigh, NC, a mother, mother in law, a grandmother. I left inner city parish ministry after 23 years to work in campus ministry at UNC, Chapel HIll. Much of my time is spent working with intergenerational small faith groups in scripture and in retreats with students.