‘The Ash Wednesday liturgy indicates the fundamental dimension of Lent in the conversion of the heart to God.’ —Pope Benedict XVI
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Just as we don’t confuse the wedding ceremony with the reception, we shouldn’t confuse Christmas with Advent.
Croagh Patrick, also known as ‘The Reek,’ is a place of pilgrimage holding a deep spiritual significance for the Irish people. Traditionally, on one Sunday every summer, pilgrims congregate there for Reek Sunday to climb the mountain. Now, COVID-19 has brought challenges and some new opportunities.
Politicians have turned “sacrifices” into statements about factory farming, animal rights, mental health and the Green New Deal.
The message of Ash Wednesday echoes through the rest of Lent: “Remember, man, that you are dust, and to dust you will return”