Every religious experience begins with a sense of emptiness, of life being bigger than us. We began the Lenten journey in the desert and we continue to walk, making the journey from Ashes to Alleluia. On Ash Wednesday we came forward to have ashes placed on our forehead and to hear the words “Remember you
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(Sacramentum concilum 122)
1. Get rid of the lazy addiction to evil –“[Lent] is a ‘powerful’ season, a turning point that can foster change and conversion in each of us. We all need to improve, to change for the better. Lent helps us and thus we leave behind old habits and the lazy addiction to the evil that deceives
If you ask most people what is liturgy, they may find it hard to answer. Even those who are frequent visitors to Churches, those who pray. Many people will say that liturgy is ‘Mass’, or ‘Eucharist’. Yes it, but is also much much more. Most of the time, we are carrying out liturgy, are involved in liturgy, are liturgists, come together as a liturgical people, without even realising! Our liturgy is a liturgy of life and in the same way our life is permeated with liturgy.