Tag - lent

Will You Give Up A False Apparition For Lent?

Editor writes... It is difficult to keep up with the new "apparitions" across the globe.  The latest craze, I'm told, is the "Divine Will" - click here for more on that... St Paul did warn the Church of the danger of such distractions, when he charged Timothy the first Bishop of Ephesus, to preach the Faith...

Lent: Ash Wednesday “Illegal” – Living Through The Passion of the Church…

https://youtu.be/h-2du8DFEWc The Gospel According to St Luke 18 31-40 A Third Time Jesus Foretells His Death and Resurrection 31 And taking the twelve, he said to them, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written of the Son of man by the prophets will be accomplished. 32 For he will be delivered to...

Lent – Time To Prepare For Death…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJJ3fq25oSk Comment:  I remember as a young person hearing the priest exhort us to make a good Lent because "for someone in this congregation it will be their last Lent."  And he was always right.  Certainly, the obvious time of year to examine our sinful ways has to be the penitential season of Lent which begins today,...

Lent & Love of God…Join The Dots!

https://youtu.be/-4W_CLRW9Lo Comment:  There can sometimes be a failure to understand the true nature of Lent.  It's seen, rightly, as a time of prayer and penance, making atonement for sins, and reflecting on the Passion and Death of Our Lord. However, arguably,  the majority of Catholics pay insufficient attention to what should be the outcome of our...

And The Greatest Of These Is Charity…

"Let us consider the Eighth Commandment, not least within the context of today’s digital age. The Ten Commandments make explicit the natural law written into every human heart. They tell us to love God (Commandments One to Three) and to love our neighbour (Commandments Four to Ten). The Eighth Commandment says this: “You shall...