Category: Lent

Has Lent Transformed You Yet?

We are reaching the midway point of the grace-filled season of Lent. Prayer, various forms of self-denial and acts of charity are the hallmark of this holy season. In fact, these are virtues that help us...

Must the Afflicted Fast in Lent?

What about invalids and the physically challenged who live with pain and hardship? Are they bound to observe the Lenten strictures of fasting and abstinence? I hope not. They have enough to contend with! ...

The Ins And Outs Of Lent

Lent is a time of spiritual preparation for Easter, highlighted by prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Below are a few suggestions on the “ins and outs” of making the most of Lent. Tune in: Lent...

Stations of the Cross Free Poster

Stations of the Cross all over the world During Lent we are called to follow Christ on his Passion journey to the Cross. This week we take you through the Way of the Cross...

Almsgiving: Lent’s Overlooked Discipline

Is there any question that almsgiving is the under-practiced, under-encouraged Lenten discipline when compared with prayer and fasting? In this magazine’s 110-year-old archives, a search for the terms prayer and fasting in the titles...

Mass Readings: 1 March – 8 March, 2020

Liturgical Calendar Year A – Weekday Cycle Year 2 Sunday March 1, 1st Sunday of Lent Genesis 2:7-9; 3:1-7, Psalm 51:3-6, 12-13, 17, Romans 5:12-19, Matthew 4:1-11 Monday March 2 Leviticus19:1-2, 11-18, Psalm 19:8-10,...