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Living Liturgically in Lent 

Lent, when approached with an open heart and a solid game plan, can yield stunning fruits. by Bridget McCartney Nohara on the National Catholic Register As Catholics, we are well acquainted with the notion of “giving something up” for Lent. … Continue reading

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Lent : Starting off with a Plan

So the pre-Lent time of Septuagésima, Sexagesima and, last Sunday, Quinquagesima, are over, and the forty days of Lent are upon us, starting on Ash Wednesday, a day of fasting and abstinence. Have we thought about how we are going … Continue reading

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These 40 Days: Gearing Up for a Life-Changing Lent

Patti Armstrong at the National Catholic Register: The season of spiritual growth draws near (this coming Wednesday is Ash Wednesday, a day of fasting and abstinence) . Lent is a focused time to bring us to a new life in Christ. … Continue reading

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Patriarch of Jerusalem Twal: Pastoral Message for Lent (full text)

Patriarch Twal : Our Lenten journey to Jerusalem This Wednesday, the Universal Church enters the liturgical period of Lent; the 40 days of fasting, prayer and almsgiving, that lead us towards Easter. In his message this year, Pope Benedict called … Continue reading

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