Tag: fasting

Fast from Judging Others

Today’s suggestion for Lent is: Fast from judging others.  Remember how God overlooks our faults, and then remember Pope Francis’s words, “Who am I to judge?”

Ash Wednesday

In today’s first reading from Joel we are asked, Even now, says our God, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, weeping, and mourning. There are many more ways to fast that could actually be more meaningful that limiting our consumption of… Continue Reading “Ash Wednesday”

There is a Time for Feasting and a Time for Fasting

In today’s Gospel from Matthew 9:14-15 we read: The disciples of John approached Jesus and said, “Why do we and the Pharisees fast much, but your disciples do not fast?” Jesus answered them, “Can the wedding guests mourn as long as the bridegroom is… Continue Reading “There is a Time for Feasting and a Time for Fasting”