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Letters for Lent, a Pastoral Challenge

Lent is a lengthened season of preparation. Historically, Lent was a period of time where a believer would prepare for their baptism into Christ’s body. This meant they would study Holy Scripture and Church doctrine, undergo healing and exorcism, fasting, and giving money and gifts to the poor.¬† 631 more words


First Day of Lent 2012

All of these pieces of wisdom stopped me in my tracks; all left me speechless; all of them changed the way I look at life, God and my fellow human beings. 426 more words


Fasting and Abstinence

On Fridays during Lent, Catholics are required to¬†abstain from meat. But who do these requirements apply to and who is exempt? Let’s take a look: 420 more words