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Forty days before the Triduum, the Lenten season disposes Catechumens and the faithful to celebrate the paschal mystery through prayer and penitential practices.
Saint George is said to have gone into the public square of his town, and announced loudly that the Christian God is the only true God. For this he was arrested and was tortured unmercifully. Throughout his suffering, he knew that Jesus was with him, suffering with him. His courage became legendary, and we honor him today for that.
We have all met people like the ones who tortured George, who, even when presented with overwhelming evidence, refuse to believe. We may even have someone like this in our families. Our quiet and regular prayer may do wonders for these people.