‘The interior penance of the Christian can be expressed in many and various ways. Scripture and the Fathers insist above all on three forms, fasting, prayer, and almsgiving …’ (CCC 1434)
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Fatima visionary Sister Lúcia explains how our Christian tradition of asceticism can help us grow in love of God and neighbor.
A period of strict fasting during Lent and the Paschal Triduum fosters a spirit of renewed commitment to God — a sorrowful heart intent on making amends.
Meatless Wednesdays and Fridays? No butter, cheese or eggs during Lent? More than a hundred fast or abstinence days per year? Maybe being a Catholic today isn’t so tough after all ...
How tough a Catholic are you? How would you have done with the Catholic Church’s practice of fasting if you lived 100 years ago? Today we discuss ‘Lent and Fasting (Now and Then)’ with Register staff writer Matthew McDonald. Then we turn to Register contributor Mary Frances Myler to discuss the troubling trend of interest in the occult and ways of ‘putting the devil on the run.’
What is civilization without the Eucharist? The answer is all around us, and it is a terrible thing to see.