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Fr. John Burns invites you on a pilgrimage this Lent using Return: A Guided Lent Journal for Prayer and Meditation.

Fr. John Burns reflects on the practice of fasting to return to the Lord. Fr. John affirms for us that it is in our suffering—our experiences of betrayal and rejection—that we are united with Christ and experience the victory of Christ on the cross as we carry our own crosses in life. In Lent, we are reminded that we are not alone. Christ walks with us every step of the way to bring us into communion with the father. How will you unite your suffering to Christ’s this Lent?  



Each day of Return includes the prayer from the Collect, an inspiring meditation, thought-provoking reflection questions, and a prayer. There’s plenty of space for journaling as well.

Return features stunning original art by Josiah Henley of Heart of IESVS. Free weekly companion videos, a downloadable discussion guide, and other resources at AveMariaPress.com make this book perfect for parishwide, individual, and book club use leading up to Easter.




Look for the Return videos each Sunday in Lent, as well as Easter Sunday, here on CatholicMom.com at 10 AM Eastern.

Ask for Return at your local Catholic bookstore, or order from Amazon.com or Ave Maria Press. Bulk discounts are available for your parish, book club, or prayer group when you purchase the book from Ave Maria Press.


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