Perhaps the point is not *this* shared penitential practice as opposed to the other practices but rather this *shared* penitential practice.
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“So as this Lent approached, I asked myself: How will I get through this Lent?”
“Themes” in preaching the seasons: A good idea all of the time? A good idea some of the time? A good idea none of the time?
As we remember the sufferings of Jesus, we are led into the celebration of Christ’s victory over death and into the renewal of our commitment to the life of faith at the Easter sacraments.
Lent must also lead us to experience, celebrate, and live out the grace of God’s mercy, to reveal and see in ourselves the goodness that God sees in us, as in all creation.
In a few hours we will sing the final Alleluia before Lent in Innsbruck.
A blessed Lent to all!
The catholicity of the Church: “like a symphony of the various liturgies in all the world’s languages united in one single liturgy, or a melodious chorus sustained by the voices of unnumbered multitudes, rising in countless modulations, tones and harmonies for the praise of God from every part of the globe, at every moment of history…”
What are you doing for Lent this year?
How did your church celebrate?