Did you just have a baby? Did you call the rectory to schedule a baptism? Did you hear that you'll have to wait, because they don't do baptisms during Lent?
At first, this may not make sense to you, but I assure you, there is a very good reason for this policy. You see . . .
Lent is all about acknowledging our fallen nature and appealing to the Holy Spirit for help in conquering sin. Lent is about remembering that sin has wounded and weakened us, and that we are in desperate need of God's grace and salvation. We can gain this grace by engaging in ancient practices which engage both the body and the spirit, and we emerge refreshed and reunited with God, humbly giving thanks for His...READ MORE