Tag Archives: Lenten Fast

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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