Category: Lent

Don’t Like Quiet? Get Over it for Lent

Prayer, one of the three pillars of Lenten discipline, along with fasting and almsgiving, seems to get the biggest boost during Lent. Spiritual leaders note that Catholics are most likely praying already and that...

Lenten Prayer

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Give of your Precious Time this Lent

Fr Ralph de Hahn, Cape Town – It is always  helpful to receive good suggestions as to how to create a fruitful  and refreshing  season of Lent. The Southern Cross proposed “25 ways to...

25 Ways to Live By This Lent

How can we get the most out of Lent? Fr Michael Najim suggests 25 ways of living a spiritually enriching Lent. Lent is a time of great grace, a time a spiritual renewal. Traditionally...

Lent: Ok, What’s Almsgiving?

Although the word almsgiving does not come up much in regular conversation, Catholics hear it plenty during Lent since it is one of the three pillars of the church’s Lenten practices along with prayer...

Fasting: Lent’s Heavy Artillery

There is no getting around fasting during Lent. Not only is it one of the three pillars of spiritual practice along with prayer and almsgiving, but it also bookends the period of preparation for...