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Virtual Parish Mission

Other James Martin, SJ Media Features

As Lent draws to a close, we hope you will take some time to embrace a special opportunity to be drawn deeper in your relationship with Jesus this lent. Watch our previously recorded parish mission with Fr. Joe Paquette.



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New York Times bestselling author James Martin, SJ, offers a vivid and compelling portrait of Jesus based on the Messiah’s dramatic last words on the cross. Father Martin shows how deeply Jesus understands our struggles and why we can turn to him completely—in mind, heart, and soul.


With the warmth, wisdom, and grace that infuse all of his writings, Father Martin explains why Jesus’s words from the cross are so important for the life of the believer. For Jesus’s final statements show how deeply Jesus understands our human struggles and why we can turn to him completely, sharing all our hopes and fears with him.


Jesus Understands You



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