wasting Lent

As with any spiritual discipline, there are pitfalls to be avoided, and Jesus Himself refers to them. He warns against


Medieval Anglo-Saxon homily, Lent and Christ’s Temptation

From the Bodley Ms 343. The Temptation of Christ Beloved people, we want to tell you about this holy time that


John Wesley on #Lent

“I believe there is no liturgy in the world, either in ancient or modern language, which breaths more a solid,

Church History

Peter Chrysologus – The Lenten Journey #Lent

If your Lenten journey doesn’t last the year through, I think it is a waste. Saint Peter Chrysologus (c.406-450), Bishop


Martin Luther on #Lent

This just goes to show you how much better Luther was than his lackeys, you know, Calvin and that Zwinugil


Thomas Aquinas on the Fast of #Lent

On the second head it is to be noted, that this “day of salvation” exhorts and invites us by eight


Thomas Merton on Ash Wednesday #lent

“Ash Wednesday is for people who know that it means for their soul to be logged with these icy waters:


That’s right, heretics, Science supports Lent

Neuroscience sheds light on how fasting and other spiritual disciplines work by training our subconscious mental processes. We think of