Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Getting ready

We have no sooner put away our Christmas decorations but this year we are beginning to think about Lent.  (Or maybe it is just me?!)  Pope Francis is thinking about Lent too and today he released to the Church his annual Lenten Message.  I think it is good to begin to think about how we are going to observe this beautiful season of grace; otherwise it begins (February 18) and we are well into the season by the time we get our penitential act together!

His message is striking; he suggests we consider giving up indifference this year!  Here is a link to his Lenten message:

Personally I want to pray over his suggestions and see how the Lord might want me to respond.  What about you?

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