ST. BERNARD ON THE DIFFERENT WAYS OF FASTING.


ARE WE WILLING TO “FAST” IN THE SMALL DAILY THINGS FOR LOVE OF GOD? HERE’S HOW… Fasting does not only involve abstaining from food. It could also be applied to different things. As St. Bernard wrote in one of his Lenten homilies: Let the eyes fast from curiosity.  Let the ears fast in not heeding…

FASTING AND ABSTINENCE: A SIMPLE GUIDE.


FASTING AND ABSTINENCE A simple guide A) Fasting Fasting is understood as having ONE NORMAL MEAL during the day. Depending on the customs of each country, it is allowed to take a very light breakfast and a very light dinner if the principal meal is lunchtime; or a very light lunch if the principal heavy meal…

POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE FOR LENT 2017


POPE FRANCIS’ MESSAGE FOR LENT 2017 OUTLINE The other person is a gift Sin blinds us The Word is a gift Dear Brothers and Sisters, Lent is a new beginning, a path leading to the certain goal of Easter, Christ’s victory over death. This season urgently calls us to conversion. Christians are asked to return…