In the Gospel of Matthew, chapter 24, one of the Pharisees asks Jesus, "Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?"
Jesus responds: "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it, you shall love your neighbor as yourself. On these two commandments depend all the law and the prophets."
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One of America’s greatest pastimes is working out and losing weight. P90X, Insanity, and a host of other workout programs put people on intense regimens, all of the sake of losing weight and staying fit. These are all great things, but we also want to think about how we are working out our hearts, minds, and souls for the Lord. That’s why Catholics have Lent – to prepare ourselves for the Passion of our Lord. And, that’s why FOCUS has developed Lentsanity– to help you in this whole process.
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Since the pontificates of Pope Paul VI and John Paul II, the Roman Catholic Church has been commissioned to engage and embrace the world with God's message of love once more with ‘new methods, new ardor and new expression.’ It has come to be phrased, 'the new evangelization.'
For FOCUS, this means meeting college students across the nation where they are and challenging them to examine the meaning and purpose of their lives. Through personal relationships and friendship, we offer college students the true peace and fulfillment they seek in the good news of Jesus Christ and the teachings of the Catholic faith, inviting them to answer His calling in their lives.
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