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Have a Manly Lent

It’s time for my annual Lenten pep talk. I’ve reshaped these same ideas the last few years and presented them differently. This year I’m going to speak as a man to men. Ladies, feel free to draw inspiration. (I’m not … Continue reading

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Get Serious This Lent

It’s time for this years annual lent pep talk. The past 2 years I have run my “Don’t be a wimp post“.  Reading the Mass collects for this season one is often encountering the phrase “this holy fast”. Many, fast only … Continue reading

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Repost: This Lent Don’t Be A Wimp

 Lent begins in a week so it’s time to get thinking about it. One thing I would encourage is the practice of actual fasting. Fasting as it is currently practiced by Catholics in the west has become absolutely laughable, two … Continue reading

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Lent 2013 first entry- issues with almsgiving

 “For if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live.” Romans 8:13 This lent has been a bit of a struggle as it is … Continue reading

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This Lent Don’t Be A Wimp

Ash Wednesday is March 5th this year and fast approaching, so it is time, if you havn’t already,  to start thinking about and preparing for lent. In talking with others about what to do during Lent one often hears ‘I’m … Continue reading

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