WDTPRS – 3rd Sunday of Lent (2002MR): The two wings of prayer
Almsgiving, Fasting, Abstinence, Mortification
Roman Station: St. Lawrence outside the walls
An examination of our conscience is a humbling experience. When we look to see who really are inside, we can have different reactions. Sometimes we find things which frighten and discourage us. If we are weak in our habits and our faith, that inveterate enemy of ours souls, the Devil who is “father of lies” will rub us raw with our ugliness tempting us to lose hope about the possibility of living a moral life or, in extreme cases, about our salvation.
On a less dramatic plane, falling down in our Lenten