fasting
holding fast

holding fast

An adult faith is not a faith that follows the trends of fashion and the latest novelty

fasting for freedom

fasting for freedom

Fasting is fashionable today, for fighting disease, enhancing heart health, boosting brain function, aiding weight loss, delaying ageing and helping concentration.   

TGIF

TGIF

Fasting has become a bit fashionable which is an encouragement for we who observe Lent. People who fast for reasons of health and fitness help us Christians to embrace...

just intolerable

just intolerable

It is clear from gospel evidence that the presence of Jesus on earth two thousand years ago was not a comfortable presence for many of those who encountered him. While...

a lenten lesson

a lenten lesson

In the peace of this Holy Saturday morning I have been thinking back over the past six weeks through the Lenten pilgrimage to Palm Sunday and the Holy Week liturgies....

Sunday celebration

Sunday celebration

Don't forget in the zeal of your Lenten fasting and abstinence that even in the more rigorous old rules of 1959 "There is no fasting or abstinence on Sundays" in Lent....

pancake feasting

pancake feasting

Happy Mardi Gras! No, I'm not encouraging you to dress in pink (or less) and parade in public. Mardi Gras has a more original significance, literally "Fat Tuesday"...

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a week of feasting

a week of feasting

Abundant human life becomes possible only when lived in intimate relationship with God

follow

follow

Take a moment to imagine Jesus pointing you out in the crowd, calling you by name, and inviting you to follow.

feasting the cross

feasting the cross

The cross is not just a difficulty or an obstacle, but when carried through suffering to death, IS the pathway to life.

maturation

maturation

only by recognising one is loved do we at last enter into a truly mature, familial and free relationship with God.