We are just about half-way through Lent, making this the perfect time to recommit ourselves to a real spirit of prayer, fasting, and charity. My column this week in Catholic New York, the Archdiocesan newspaper, is all about Lenten Penance. Here’s an excerpt:
Jesus doesn’t really tell us what we should exactly do for penance—although He does extol fasting, cutting down seriously on food—but He sure insists that we undergo some self-sacrifice.
Yes, it may be eating less, giving up certain foods, or doing laudable acts we find tough.
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