Monday, February 19, 2007
What should I give up for Lent?

If you are asking yourself that question, check out Tan Book's Pious Practices Document (defunct now). It offers a great number of suggestions on what to give up and what practices to develop all as part of Lenten penance. I'm going to print the 3 page document out and do various items on the list as Lent progresses.

The Document starts out with words from Holy Scripture including Jesus's words in Luke 13:3 "Unless you shall do penance, you shall all likewise perish." Whether it is giving up the Internet or attending more Masses and praying the Rosary, all of us can do some penance this Lent.

New Link at Catholic Apologetics

6 comment(s):

del_button February 19, 2007 at 9:48 AM
Anonymous said...

Thanks, Moneybags. This was very helpful, especially as someone who is experiencing Lent for the first time.

del_button February 19, 2007 at 2:12 PM
Anonymous said...

Great stuff!

I am always wary of overloading myself, and deciding to pray the Stations of the Cross daily through Lent, I was worried to try more, but this PDF seems to be broken up into manageable devotions.


del_button February 19, 2007 at 7:03 PM
Anonymous said...

Wow, awesome document. Thanks for posting it, I'm going to print it out myself, as well. :D


del_button February 20, 2007 at 10:10 AM
tlwest said...

Same as Kristin :) Thank you

del_button February 25, 2009 at 10:35 AM
Anonymous said...

The pdf does not come up when I click the link...says the file cannot be found and takes me to an area to buy please!!

del_button February 25, 2009 at 10:48 AM
Matthew said...

The link seems to be defunct but I think that I found the same information on a separate site. Please see the new link.

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