Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a time set aside to help us with that goal of attaining holiness.
These are the Lenten fish fries around the diocese.
2019 Lenten Services, Retreats and Enrichment Opportunities Supplement
To assist readers in preparing for and reflecting upon the season of Lent, The Central Minnesota Catholic collected responses from 40 people across the diocese.
During Lent, the focus often rests on three facets of spiritual life: prayer, fasting and almsgiving.
Lent is a time for reflection, holy reading, and spiritual growth.
Lent means most to us when we ask, not “How do I want to change?” but rather, “Jesus, how do you want me to change?”
The Lenten season is a reminder for Catholics that overindulgence ruptures communion with God, with others and with creation, Pope Francis said.