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Video of “Lenten Customs”

On Monday night I led a session on our Lenten customs.  I say “session” as opposed to having used “presentation” because the format of this one was something new.  I used PowerPoint slides to present the information but it also had more audience participation.  You can hear all of the audience participation but I hope […]

Making a Good Lent

What follows is the cover article of this week’s bulletin.  Some of the details apply only here at Immaculate Conception but I think the ideas as something for all of us to think about for Lent. Making a Good Lent This Wednesday we will mark the beginning of Lent with our celebration of Ash Wednesday.  […]

Just Beginning Lent

We began our yearly celebration of the season of Lent this week on February 22nd.  During Lent, we abstain from meat on Fridays and Ash Wednesday.  We give up something for Lent.  We fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.  It is forty days long remembering the forty days Jesus spent in the desert after […]

Getting Ready For Lent

Getting ready for Lent might seem like a strange title for an article.  After all, Lent is a season of preparation, a time of seeking conversion.  In Lent, we work to open our hearts to God. So, what do we need to do to get ready for Lent if it is supposed to be a […]