Tag: lent

You might be a Judas if…

Holy Thursday, also known as Maundy Thursday, marks the remembrance of the Last Supper for many Christians around the world. Marking the first evening of the Holy Triduum, which culminates with Easter Sunday (or Resurrection Sunday as some refer to it), it is a night of much significance. The Institution of the Holy Eucharist as

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What are you Fasting from?

In 1 Corinthians 10 , Paul reminds the Corinthians that even though their ancestors, the Israelites, experienced the miraculous on a daily basis, it didn’t mean God was pleased with them. They witnessed the supernatural when He parted the Red Sea for them so they could escape captivity and enslavement. He guided them with a

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Manna for your Journey into the Desert

From the feast of the Epiphany through the feast of Mardi Gras we celebrate the Light come into the world. But in the next 40 days, our feastial celebrations will turn more somber. Many of us will venture into the desert places, wherein upon our Lenten journey we shall hope to find ourselves strengthened for

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How to Make a Good Confession

The Short Key to Making a Good Confession is to start by making a good Examination of Conscience. An examination of conscience is the act of looking prayerfully into our hearts to ask how we have hurt our relationships with God and other people through our thoughts, words, and actions. We reflect on the The

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Why Fast?

Did you know that fasting is connected to answered prayer? Have you wondered why some people’s prayers get answered and others don’t. There is a scripture in James 4:3 that says,  “When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures.” (New Living Translation)

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