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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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Need some inspiration for Lent?

This Lent as in previous years Father John Zuhlsdorf  will offer daily “LENTCAzTS” throughout the penitential season. In fact the first one begins today. Here’s Father Z introducing the 2013 lenten audio reflections himself: With this audio offering, I am … Continue reading

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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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