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Almsgiving in these challenging times: ‘We trust that God will provide...

Most Catholics are intimately aware of the three pillars of Lenten practice -- prayer, fasting and almsgiving. And in these unprecedented times that have...

Almsgiving is a way of sharing in God’s work to sustain...

"Love ought to show itself more in deeds rather than words." -- St. Ignatius of Loyola One of the basic things we do to express...

Giving alms is not just a good idea, it’s our moral...

Lent is a time of sacrifice. We strive to unite ourselves with the suffering of Jesus, walking with him in the desert, agonizing with...

Being generous: Look beyond the financial aspects of almsgiving

A traditional way to approach the Lenten practice of almsgiving is to give from the excess that you create by fasting. For example, according to...

Prayer, almsgiving, fasting: How to approach Lent as a family

Incorporating children into our Lenten journey can be difficult for parents. I know it was for me, until one year, when I was at...

Ash Wednesday — a kick-start to holiness

When I was in college there was a group of students who didn't always practice their faith, but when Ash Wednesday rolled around all...

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