St. Stephen Catholic Church 
Fr. Robert Knight, Pastor 
 11514 State Hwy A, P.O. Box 233 
Richwoods, MO 63071 
 Phone: (573) 678-2207
Fax: (573) 678-2380 
Third Sunday of LENT
March 7, 2021
I, the Lord, am your God... You shall not have other gods besides me.
Exodus 20:2a, 3
FOR REFLECTION:  “You shall not carve idols for yourselves in the shape of anything...” Exodus 20:4
How many “gods” do you put before God?“Idols” do not always take the shape of physical things, things we can touch and feel. Those are easy to recognize. Many times they take the form of things we cannot touch and are much harder to spot like pride, power, ego, time, comfort or health. Pray for God’s help to prune our vices and to grow in virtue.