Sunday 22nd February 2015

When asked one Easter Sunday morning, “What did you do for Lent?” a man replied, “I went for the ashes on Ash Wednesday”. That was it - nothing else, just the distinctive mark on the forehead. It was marginally better than nothing, I suppose, but I think more is asked of us if we are any way serious about our faith. The Gospel assigned for Ash Wednesday (Matt 6:1-6; 16-18) is a telling one with which to begin the season of Lent. It mentions three practices that the early Church always connected with doing penance: almsgiving, prayer and fasting. ...Read More

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