After all the U.S. Catholic Church has been through with the abuse crisis, Lent this could be an important time for healing, some church leaders say.
Lent. Food. Sacrifice. 40 days. Hunger.
Through choosing to go without, we can become more gracious for all that we truly have and experience the peace that comes with resting in God.
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a time set aside to help us with that goal of attaining holiness.
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.