Many know of abstaining from meat on Fridays during Lent, but we are also called to practice self-discipline and fast in other ways during this season.
Throughout lent we invite you to fast on anything that keeps you from coming closer to Jesus and to feast on the virtues that draw you to his longing heart.
The greatness of Lent
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The perfect ritual
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To meet Jesus this Lent, why not consult the Church’s oldest ‘Doctor’?
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Lent with St. Paul
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Becoming part of the Jesus story this Lent
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Una revolución de la ternura
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Lent is a time for conversion and interior renewal
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Third Lent in pandemic offers spiritual reset, healing
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