Holy Week is a time of reflection. A time to look into ourselves and our relationship with the Lord. It is a time of doing extra sacrifices like fasting and abstinence. 756 more words
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Excerpt from the reply to comment 19mar18 194C21
I know quite well that there are concepts as rooted in humanity as trees are in the earth, I know that the idea held by a believer, be they Jewish, Christian, Muslim or any other religion, of God remains very close to the idea that ancient pagans had of their gods. 1,282 more words
ST. AUGUSTINE ON PENANCE:
EXAMPLES AND BENEFITS OF OFFERING SACRIFICES TO GOD.
Lent is a time for conversion and growth in one’s intimacy with God. Spurred by a humble and contrite heart, we are invited to put into practice the means to take advantage of this time of grace and salvation: prayer, sacraments, works of mercy and penance (or sacrifices, or… 231 more words