Whether you get a skull for your desk, a memento mori journal, or a Lenten
devotional, it is vitally important to the Christian life to remember the fragility of your life on earth-- because one day you will die.
I've always considered the Lenten
season an opportune time for us to strengthen our commitment to the unending task of bringing about God's kingdom in this world--despite all the evil, inequality, and destitution around us.
On Thursday, April 11, the Lenten
study based upon the book "Because of This I Rejoice: Reading Philippians During Lent" by Max Vincent continues at noon with a brown bag lunch or 6:30 p.m.
Max's Restaurant is well-stocked with its Rice Bowl meals perfect for the Lenten
season such as the Seafood Kare-Kare (PHP249) which puts a twist to traditional Filipino fare with a fresh mix of shrimp, squid and fish; Sweet and Sour Fish Fillet (PHP149) with chunky breaded creamy dory fillets; Chopsuey (PHP169) featuring a healthy mix of fresh vegetables; and the house favorite Max's Spicy Tofu (PHP169) with tofu cubes in spicy cream sauce.
Emegwa gave the advice during a homily on Ash Wednesday to mark the beginning of the Lenten
season in the Christendom calendar.
's home -- the Netherlands -- lapwings would normally migrate to West Africa.
season symbolizes the 40 days Jesus Christ spent fasting in the desert after he was baptized by John the Baptist. Western Christians, which includes Roman Catholics and Protestants, use the newer Gregorian calendar to determine the date of Easter.
Critique: Impressive, informative, thoughtful, thought-provoking, challenging, inspired and inspiring, "Lenten
Reflections: From the Desert to the Resurrection" is a compelling read and one of those books that will linger in the mind and memory long after it is finished and set back upon the shelf.
Easter Sunday marked the end of the Lenten
campaign and the beginning of the organisation's call-out to gather more than 160,000 Trocaire boxes sitting in homes, schools, churches and workplaces across Northern Ireland.
Known as the Lenten
rose, Helleborus orientalis is a fine sight in early spring when little else in the garden gives colour.
A Walk of Witness on Good Friday will start at 10.45am from the corner of Wooldale Road/Lower Town End Road followed by a short service and Lenten
Lunch at noon.
Vespers of Lazarus, 6 p.m., Lenten
Supper 7 p.m.
ASELLY Park school is enjoying the sweet smell of success as this week's Charity Champion after its Lenten
fundraiser achieved over PS2,000 for Birmingham Children's Hospital.
In January and February, crocuses, early daffodils, and snowdrops bravely face frigid weather, but perhaps the most welcome flower of winter is the Lenten
rose, so named because it is usually in bloom during the Christian season of Lent.