Lent, Fasting, and Freedom
March 4, 2021
February 17, Ash Wednesday, Lent began. In chapter 6 of Matthew's Gospel, Jesus teaches about prayer, almsgiving and fasting. Throughout the season of Lent, these and other penances may be practiced to outwardly symbolize an inward conversion of heart–a conversion away from sin and toward virtue. It is not difficult for us to understand the importance of turning to God through prayer, or tu...
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