Fasting and the Call to Holiness

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Our salvation depends wholly on God’s grace, of which we are completely undeserving. But through fasting, as well as through prayer and almsgiving, we can open up space for God’s grace to enter. The Second Vatican Council’s … [Read more...]

Prayer as the Wellspring for Positive Transformation

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As long as we are faithful to prayer, we maintain a clarity of vision that promotes higher ideals and elevated standards of conduct.  ... The more we pray, the more its fruits nourish our daily lives. John Chrysostom once wrote: … [Read more...]

Lenten Reflections: Fasting

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Denying material food ... nurtures an interior disposition to listen to Our Lord, and be nourished by his saving word. Through prayer and fasting, we allow Christ to satisfy our deepest hunger and thirst for God. Christ in the Wilderness … [Read more...]

Mystagogy in the Digital Age

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Mystagogy means to lead those, just initiated into the life of the Church, to an understanding of what it is they are now to become. Every Lent, the Church invites us to immerse ourselves in the three traditional practices of prayer, … [Read more...]

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