Tag Archives: works of mercy

ADVENTCAzT 01: Sitting… doing…

This year I once again offer short daily podcasts to help you prepare for the upcoming feast as well as for your own, personal, meeting with the Lord. Here is ADVENTCAzT 01, for the 1st Sunday of Advent. These 5 … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday, Fasting, Abstaining, and You

According to the 1983 Code of Canon Law for the Latin Church, Latin Church Catholics are bound to observe fasting and abstinence on Ash Wednesday. Here are some details. I am sure you know them already, but they are good … Continue reading

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Lent begins in one week! Have you made your plan.

Updated: Lent begins in a week, 22 February this year. It is time to make your plans for Lent. You should start thinking about one or more mortifications (and consider something other than chocolate) as well as some corporal and/or spiritual … Continue reading

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A suggestion before Christmas: fast and abstain and perform works of mercy

It is a Christian custom that we fast before our feasts. Our friends at Rorate remind us that before 1965, 23 and 24 December were days of fasting and abstinence. May I suggest to you good readers that you do … Continue reading

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