We are just back from Stations of the Cross: a fabulous devotion for the Fridays of Lent (pretty good for any Friday, or indeed any day, come to that.)
'Giving things up' is only part of our Lenten observance. As well as such penance, we are also to give alms (eg donations to charity etc) and pray more. The Stations make an excellent extra prayer for this time of the year: very good for children, too.
A commenter on Fr Z's blog has posted a link to an Angelus Press .pdf containing St Alphonsus' stations and St Francis', complete with illustrations. Well worth a visit: here.
Plutarch on post truth - And why should any one be astonished that men of wanton life lose no occasion for offering up sacrifices, as it were, of contumelious abuse ...
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