U.S. bishops have invited Catholics to fast and pray the rosary on Friday, May 13, in response to national tensions over a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade, and put abortion law solely in the hands of states.
Supply Chain Issues, Rising Prices Pose Hurdles for Lenten Fish Fries
The supply chain issues and rising prices that have snarled businesses across the country also have had an impact on the ever-popular Lenten fish fries in the Diocese of Nashville.
Breaking the Sonic Barrier During Lent
I really wanted the Sonic drink. But it was the first Friday of Lent, and I gave up Sonic for Lent. So there I was sitting at the stoplight, fighting myself on whether or not I would turn left to Sonic or right to get home.
Only In Print: Catholic Rites’ Christmas Quests See ‘Nativity Fast’ Rising in East
Representatives of various congregations which gather across Brooklyn and Queens — and around the world — say the “Nativity Fast” launches many believers on a rewarding journey that ends on Christmas Eve.
Only in Print: Fasting Can Combine Spiritual With Physical | Feb. 29, 2020
For many Christians during Lent, fasting is often a grudging afterthought: smaller meals on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, no meat on Fridays. The idea of fasting, along with prayer and almsgiving, is to repent and grow in faith.