Here are some simple suggestions anyone can put into practice to make their Lent more fruitful.
Fasting and abstinence offer many spiritual benefits. What does it mean to fast and abstain from flesh meat during the season of lent for Catholics? Is it beneficial? What’s involved? Are Catholics obligated to do these things?
This podcast explores the first discipline of Lent: prayer. It discusses the first degree of prayer in the Catholic spiritual tradition, the way of beginners, aka., the purgative stage. St. Teresa of Avila, the great Doctor of Prayer, utilizes an analogy of a garden in order to illustrate how to advance in prayer and the love of God.