Lent is not a neutral word

4 thoughts on “Lent is not a neutral word”

  1. You are quite right and it surprises me every year how many non-church-goers take up the challenge of Lent. I sometimes wonder if we made faith ‘harder’ would it be more ‘popular’. I don’t think I have ever had two Lents the same and not expecting any different this year. The important lesson that we are brought closer through Galilee or Jerusalem.
    Blessings on the journey m+x

  2. Eight years ago this Easter Vigil I was received into the Catholic Church as an adult. Until I explored the Roman Catholic expression of the Christian faith, I didn’t really experience Lent fully. Now each year I look forward to setting aside more time to spend with our Lord during this blessed season of Lent. It is such a joy to step back from the busyness of our lives and reflect on our Creator.

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