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Engaging the Lenten Journey

Blog Published: March 5, 2019

Have you given much thought to your Lenten practice this year? What are you going to do differently, what are you giving up, and how are you making a different space for God in your daily life?

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Should I give up tiresome friends for Lent?

Podcast Recorded: February 3, 2016

In this Random Nun Clip, a listener asks what to do about Lent and friends who talk constantly about food. Hear the full Ask Sister podcast at AS180. 

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Beginning Lent

Blog Published: February 14, 2013

As we move into the Lenten season, we often take on different practices to help us grow in our relationship with God. The church calls us to three ancient spiritual practices: prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. The three of course are inter-related but it's helpful to move into this season with an awareness of how we might embrace each one. Here are some thoughts as I reflect on my own Lenten journey ...

Why Lent Rocks

Blog Published: February 21, 2007

Today begins the awesome and holy season of Lent. When Ash Wednesday hits we tend to think, “O no, now I have to give something up.” But Ash Wednesday and Lent are so much more than that. It is a time of preparation, a time of freeing ourselves from the things that bind us and moving into a deeper relationship with God, our family and friends, and the Church community.

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