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Intermittent fasting seems to be a thing these days, but Catholic monks have been intermittently fasting for a good millennium and a half.
The governor said he will be fasting from lunch Monday through Wednesday of next week, and “praying for the people of Louisiana,” especially the sick, their caretakers, and the families of those who have died from COVID-19.
Pope Francis said that he had accepted the committee’s proposal so that “believers of all religions will unite spiritually on May 14 in a day of prayer and fasting and works of charity to implore God to help humanity overcome the coronavirus pandemic.”
With millions of faithful deprived of the liturgical celebration of Holy Week and Easter for the first time in history, focusing on the symbols of Christian gastronomy can transform a tragedy into a deeply spiritual experience.
COMMENTARY: Jesus is the one our soul truly hungers for.
The priests suggest the Rosary and prayers to the Sacred Heart, as well as “some form of penance, such as fasting, abstinence and other forms of mortification”