February 2018 Blog Posts (2)

Pope Asks those who fast to also live with Christian Coherence. Feb 24, 2018

Pope asks those who fast to also live with “Christian coherence”



Pope Francis asked Christians who fast to do so in a humble manner and allow this to translate into their treatment of others. 



Does my fast help others? If it does not it's fake, it's inconsistent and it takes you on the path to a double life, pretending to be a just Christian - like the Pharisees or the Sadducees. Inside, though, I…

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Added by Elsy Mathew on February 24, 2018 at 7:44 — No Comments

Three Pillars of Lent. Feb 21, 2018

Three Pillars of Lent........



The three pillars of Lent are very concrete: Prayer, Fasting and almsgiving (acts of charity).



Lent is not pietistic pie-in-the-sky-time. It is realistic down-to-earth time. It's about ashes and the Cross. It is about money, food, and how we spend our time. It's about sin and sorrow. It's about life and death.



It seems strange that one of the…

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Added by Elsy Mathew on February 21, 2018 at 6:46 — No Comments

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