Fasting – Matthew Kelly – Pillar 5

Fasting – Matthew Kelly – Pillar 5

Seven Pillars: Confession, Contemplation, the Mass, the Bible. Number 5. Number 5. You know, Americans last year spent almost 300 billion dollars, almost 300 billion dollars on diet-related purchases. Can you believe that? 300 billion dollars. I don’t know if any of you are economists, but that’s like the Gross Domestic Product of like the […]

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Be the Bee #26 | The Discipline of Fasting

Be the Bee #26 | The Discipline of Fasting

Hey everybody this is Steve, and are you giving up anything for Lent this year? Sometimes people talk about giving something up for Lent whether its pizza or sweets or video games, or something we like. But thats not exactly how the Church talks about it. First of all Lent can be really challenging, but […]

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3rd Sun in Advent (A) 15th December 2019

3rd Sun in Advent (A) 15th December 2019

Dear Sisters and Brothers! Today is called “Gaudete Sunday”. Gaudete is the Latin word meaning “Rejoice.” This Sunday is so named because “Rejoice” is the first word in the entrance antiphon for today’s Mass. On the Advent wreath we may light a pink candle instead of purple. This Sunday is a joyful reminder that our […]

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103 | Fasting — Chuck Knows Church

103 | Fasting — Chuck Knows Church

(Music) (Chuck chewing) Hey (slurping) Fasting is generally thought to be a willing abstinence from food or drink or both for a certain period of time. Maybe 24 hours or even a number of days. But why should it be called fasting? I’m in no hurry to give up food. Seems like if you’re giving […]

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