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Lent
Lent

QUADRAGESIMA SUNDAY: The name for the first Sunday in Lent is derived from the Latin word meaning “fortieth.” The first Sunday of the Lenten season is 40 days before Easter. These are reckoned by an approximate number of days before Easter; only Quadrigesima is close to the actual count. The purpose of Lent is the preparation of the believer for Easter through prayer, doing penance, mortifying the flesh, repentance of sins, […]

The 3 Pillars of Lent are Prayer, Fasting & Almsgiving
The 3 Pillars of Lent are Prayer, Fasting & Almsgiving

Prayer: Perhaps consider the way that we pray; to pray from the heart and really think about the words. Opportunities for prayer in the Parish:- Mondays 7.30pm – Rosary – Centre for Peace (during Lent) Wednesdays 12:05pm – Rosary (preceding Mass) – Notre Dame du Rosaire Wednesdays 7.00pm – Holy Hour, Rosary & Benediction – […]