A Lenten Giving Opportunity
Lent

A Lenten Giving Opportunity

“It is more blessed to give than to receive.” – Our Lord Jesus Christ As a rule, I don’t promote giving to specific causes, but I recently wrote about the importance of almsgiving during Lent, and now, I’ve become aware of an opportunity to do just that. Allow me to break my own rule and share a little about … Continue reading

Preparing for a Good Lent: Penance
Lent / Liturgical Year / Sin

Preparing for a Good Lent: Penance

“How beautiful, how necessary is penance.” – St. Francis of Assisi Penance is an unpopular topic these days. Perhaps it is because we have become soft, even wimpy, valuing comfort over anything else. Maybe it’s due to a misguided attempt to seem less rigid and legalistic. Then again, maybe it’s really because we don’t think we have any sins over … Continue reading