18 Feb 2018
Lent: Not Doing Too Much
Quite a bit happened this week.
We started Lent's 40-day stay with our Lord in the desert. Not literally. That's mentioned in today's Gospel: Mark 1:12-15. I've talked about deserts and Deuteronomy, penance and porridge, before. (February 11, 2018; February 26, 2017)
There's a more technical — and more useful, probably — discussion in Catechism of the Catholic Church 538-540....
More at A Catholic Citizen in America.
Some Catholic authors write as if they belong to a Church Beleaguered, not the Church Triumphant. Articles tend to be either defensive ...