Cardinal Mahony: Temptations on the Internet

The Sacred Page: Cardinal Mahony: Temptations on the Internet: "With Lent fast approaching, Cardinal Mahony has an excellent piece up on the temptations of the internet. Specifically, he correlates the three temptations Jesus faced to three different kinds of temptations on the web.

This is really good stuff.

. . . The Gospel for the First Sunday of Lent always focuses upon the temptations which Satan offered to Jesus. We are all familiar with the story and the outcome.

However, if Jesus lived in 2011 and was tempted by Satan, what would be today's points of temptation? Where would Satan take Jesus today?

Exactly where he tempts us to go: Straight to the internet.

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