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The Church Fathers for Lent Vol 2 - Free Catholic Audiobook

The Church Fathers were truly holy, wise and perfect men, who fighting bravely trampled the world underfoot, fed their flocks in a world of hunger, and defended the Church against the attacks of heretical wolves through their faithfulness to apostolic tradition. 158 more words


Sermon – Mark 1.9-15, L1, YB, February 22, 2015

Lent is a funny season.  Lent gives us all these seemingly horrible things and calls them gifts.  We kick things off with a bang on Ash Wednesday.  1,447 more words

An Awesome Lent

While I’m waiting for a follow-up visit with the surgeon today, perhaps I can summon enough energy for a thought or two. So let’s take a short break from the Saga of Abraham, and take a look at Lent.  712 more words

My Thoughts

Etiquette for the Lenten Season

|*Etiquette Snippet™ with Francis Anyaegbu*| Week 7

Lent is a period of fasting, deep supplication and sober reflection which is synonymous with the Christian faith depending on denomination and personal choice. 166 more words

Ashes and Grace

Just past Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the Lenten season, John 8:1-11 seems somehow both unusual and apt as a choice of reading.

I’ve been using the daily readings of the Anglican Book of Common Prayer, and for the Thursday following Ash Wednesday, this is the New Testament reading. 1,400 more words

Faith & Life

Ash Wednesday Meditation (2/18/15)

“Beware of practicing your piety before others in order to be seen by them; for then you have no reward from your Father in heaven. “So whenever you give alms, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be praised by others. 990 more words