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S+L BLOG: Lent 2018



The season of Lent is a favourable time to remedy the dissonant chords of our Christian life and to receive the ever new, joyful and hope-filled proclamation of the Lord’s Passover. ...read more
Ash Wednesday Video Reflection by Fr. Thomas Rosica, CSB Ash Wednesday is one of the most important holy days in the Roman Catholic Church. It signifies the beginning of the Lenten season, a season of fasting, prayer and almsgiving. This lent, Salt and Light brings you Lenten Reflections from Fr. Thomas Rosica who is the ...read more
First Sunday of Lent, Year B – February 18th, 2018 Does anyone really look forward to Lent? What is it about Lent that excites us? What aspects of the Lenten journey test us? The Scriptural readings for this season are carefully chosen so as to replay salvation history before our very eyes. Let us begin ...read more
Biblical Reflection for Ash Wednesday – February 14th, 2018 On Ash Wednesday the Church begins her great Lenten journey with Jesus on the road to Jerusalem. For centuries, Lent has been a very intense spiritual journey and experience for the followers of Jesus Christ. Why are there 40 days in Lent? It took 40 days ...read more
5 Ways to Improve Your Prayer Life Praying everyday can seem an ambitious task to undertake. We think it’s a practice better suited to those who have “time” like religious, priests or our grandmothers. However, the Church tells us it’s actually meant for everyone because all are called to holiness. Holiness is built on a ...read more
Lent is just around the corner! The annual desert journey calls Christians back to their most intimate and essential selves as children of God. It is a time to pray, fast and give alms, insofar as these traditional practices open within us a humble honesty about the current trajectory of our life’s journey, and serve ...read more