Tag: Lent

A media fast for Lent – sacrificing online

Catholic Voice- 28 February 2020 0

What are you giving up for Lent? The answer can be frivolous but many Catholics give up something serious to remember Christ’s sacrifice. Here, several ... Read More

Fasting and Abstinence at Lent

- 25 February 2020 2

Most Catholics, even those who don’t often go to Mass, know that Lent is a time for Friday Fish Fries and “giving something up.” But ... Read More

Pope begins Lenten spiritual exercises reflecting on Christ’s gaze

- 14 March 2019 0

ROME, ITALY: A Benedictine abbot is leading Pope Francis and the Roman curia in Lenten spiritual exercises this week, with the theme of Christ’s gaze ... Read More

Utah school apologises after student forced to remove Lenten ashes 

Catholic Voice- 11 March 2019 0

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH: A school in Utah has apologised after a student was told he must remove the cross from his forehead on Ash ... Read More

Catholic agencies and schools unite to end slavery – starting with Lent

Catholic Voice- 8 March 2019 0

Hundreds of Catholic schools across Australia were asked to start Lent this year with a commitment to buy and eat only slavery-free chocolate at Easter. Read More

Understanding Lent

Catholic Voice- 7 March 2019 0

Lent is now upon us, so as we prepare for the Lenten season, here is a short explanation of the purposes and practices of Lent. Read More