Tag Archive | Ash Wednesday

Prayer, Fasting and Obedience to the Word of God: Jesus’ way to beat the tempter

Homily for 1st Sunday of Lent year C 2013 In my homily last Wednesday (Ash Wednesday), I said to some of the children at our parish primary school  that one way to observe lent is to give up something that  we love doing such as eating lollies or chocolates, or watching TV, or playing video […]

ASH WEDNESDAY (Beginning of the Season of Lent)

SEASON OF LENT  Dearest brothers and sisters in Christ, TODAY, 9th March 2011 marks the beginning of the Season of Lent. The 40 days of preparation for the Easter season when Christians are called to renew their commitment to spiritual practices like prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Lent is an annual opportunity to grow in our […]