Theme: Preparation for lent
Why do we fast in Lent? What should we abstain from? Has Lent been practiced by the Church since ancient times? How can we get ready for this important season?
How to Prepare for Lent
Picking a Thing for Lent
-Fr. Mike Schmitz
To do Before Lent
Why do Catholics Practice Fasting During Lent?
9 Things You Need to Know About Lent
-National Catholic Register
Pope Leo the Great on Lent
- Amy Welborn's blog
The history of the observance of Lent by the Catholic Church
- Fr William Saunders
How we in Lent can "make up what is lacking" in the sufferings of Christ
Doctors of the Church tell us the importance of fasting
- Joseph O'Brien