It’s Ash Wednesday which means it’s not too late to make this a Lent to remember. We have collected 15 sites you can visit to find great ideas for everyone – mom, dad, and the kids – for how to celebrate this sacred season!
“Recognize it or not, our life on earth is a warfare (see CCC, 409), and every day and age from the beginning of time tells the story of dour combat with diabolic forces, a war between good and evil. This battle originated in the heavens before the dawn of humanity but was not conﬁned there. It spilled onto the earth, placing all generations of humanity in a perpetual state of general quarters.”
– Johnnette S. Benkovic and Thomas K. Sullivan Read the rest…
By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
In his 2009 Lenten Message, Pope Benedict XVI says that the ultimate goal of fasting is not only to strengthen us in our efforts to avoid sin but to help us make the complete gift of self to God.