National Catholic Register

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Quote of the Week

BY Jim Cosgrove

March 3-9, 2002 Issue | Posted 3/3/02 at 2:00 PM

 

The Church shows us ancient and ever new instruments for the daily combat against temptations: They are prayer, the sacraments, penance, careful attention to the Word of God, vigilance and fasting. Let us undertake the penitential Lenten journey with greater determination ... and arrive at Easter in the joy of the Spirit.

— Angelus Message, Feb. 17