Okay, I’m back! Last night we had our first Presanctified Liturgy of Lent, followed by our first Lenten potluck of the year. I wish I could tell you how everything was, but there was too much to fit on one plate and in one bowl! 488 more words
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O Lord and Master of my life
Take from me the spirit of sloth, meddling, lust of power, and idle talk
But give rather the spirit of chastity, humility, patience, and love to Thy servant… 27 more words
Ash Wednesday is tomorrow. This’ll be my third season of Lent. For the first one I had my epic reception into the Church to look forward to, which helped give me the motivation to stick by the rather tough list of penances I had sketched out for myself. 235 more words
The tragedy of our times lies in our almost complete unawareness, or unmindfulness, that there are two kingdoms, the temporal and the eternal.
We would build the Kingdom of Heaven on earth, rejecting all idea of resurrection or eternity. 427 more words