Daily Archives: February 24, 2012

You do not eat meat, but you devour your brother’: Fasting for the feasting part 2

Continuing her reflection on Lent, Sr Mary David writes about what we really need to “give up”. In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus signals three ways in which we prepare for Easter: prayer, fasting and almsgiving. All three belong … Continue reading

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The Pope will soon be on Twitter

Benedict XVI will have his own Twitter account to communicate above all with youngsters. “He will not click on the “Send” button but will approve the content of messages” Alessandro Speciale (from Vatican Insider) Rome The Pope will soon have … Continue reading

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Blessed John Henry Newman on Lent

Is it not, I say, quite a common case for men and for women to neglect religion in their best days? They have been baptized, they have been taught their duty, they have been taught to pray, they know their … Continue reading

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