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How is your Lent going?

As we prepare for Easter, reflect on the promises that we made, or our parents and God Parents made on our behalf, at Baptism. How will we reject Satan, and all his works, and all his empty promises?  What can … Continue reading

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Weird Lenten Fast

Filed under Don’t try this at home.    My favorite deacon often quips that an Irishman’s idea of a seven course meal is a six pack of beer and a potato.  But I am fairly certain that he would think … Continue reading

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Happy Fat Tuesday

The day before Lent begins is often called fat Tuesday. The name comes from a time in the Church when the Lenten fast was much stricter. All of the meat, eggs, dairy and fat had to be used up before … Continue reading

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