Friday means pizza, drinks, the start to the weekend! We all love Fridays! Even our school blasts music from the loud speakers at the end of the day. It feels great. But traditionally, Fridays have been a day of sacrifice. It is the day on which our Lord hung on the cross and died … More Friday Night – Party or Penance?
In my house, lingering over dessert together brings a good opportunity to prepare as a family for Lent which begins the next day. We focus on the categories of prayer, fasting and alms giving. Each person picks something individual for prayer and fasting but our alms giving is usually communal. Then we also try to … More Fat Tuesday’s Lenten Preparation