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

Losing Kennedy
The illiberal statement of FACT
Father Solanus Casey beatified in Detroit
Like Blessed Solanus, we are called to care for the poor
Bishops strike notes of unity, independence
The Year of Creation: Connecting people with the planet
Opening the Word: Restored creations
Advent-ures in prayer
The end of purgatory?
Synod begins to take shape
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