Lent is a season of conversion and repentance. The Sunday scriptures for Lent in Cycle C contain reference to "the land" God promises Abraham and his descendants, to nature, and to its elements. In Laudato Si' Pope Francis makes clear that we need a change of heart and mind to create a world where exploitation does not inflict harm on our neighbor or the land we have been given to live together upon.

Lectionary Cycle: