Lent: A season of giving?

Prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Why do we do it? Lent is about looking at the Cross, at Christ’s gift of himself, and modeling that love in our own lives. It is about looking at our lives, realizing how small we are, acknowledging our failures and seeking the Lord’s help to grow — all so that we can give ourselves more fully to him and his Church. Make a gift of yourself this Lenten season.

Read and bookmark this helpful Newsweeky In Focus covering the entirety of Lent: 'The three R's of Lent: Read, Reflect, Respond'

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Our Lent Favorites

Welcome or not, pro-life groups ready to rally at Women's March
The spiritual father of Steubenville
Our own backyard
Prayers for 2-year-old Joy lead to miraculous recovery
Listening: An art ‘too frequently overlooked’
St. Malachy’s thrives despite all odds
To be born (yet) again
Against 'autonomy' that denies human dignity
Opening the Word: A strange blessing
The blessing of St. Blaise
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