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.
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Lenten penances, whether done poorly or well, are meant to bring us closer to Christ.
‘I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse’ (Deuteronomy 30:19)
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.’
User’s Guide to the Fifth Sunday of Lent