Fasting on Fish 13

Fr Jason Smith

Fasting means going on a disciplined diet. And like all real diets it should be hard.

The purpose is to find out who is in charge: You or your stomach. The battle between the two tempers the will, heightens spiritual sensitivity, and leads us to find strength in God through prayer. More…

Wimp-less Fridays 12

Yesterday, I posted on the 5 ways to live the Call to Prayer during the Year of Faith. One of the things the bishops asked (i.e., strongly suggested) was abstinence from meat and fasting on all Fridays this year.  (By the way, Friday starts tomorrow — just a reminder).

That’ right. You read it. You know what that means.  More…