Posts from February 2013

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Prayer and Repentance during Lent

by Stephen

On Wednesday at our Ash Wednesday Gathering, we talked about the disciplines of prayer and repentance during the season of Lent. We shared how different patterns of prayer have helped re-energise our prayer lives from things like journaling,to practicing the Ignatian discipline of The Examen. Both these practices can help us become more aware of how […]

Lent 2013

by Stephen

This Wednesday February 13, is the beginning of a 40 day period known as Lent, leading up to Easter. During this season it can help to focus on the four disciplines, most commonly associated with Lent, to help us in our relationship with God and others: prayer, repentance, giving to the poor (Almsgiving) and fasting (self denial). Fasting – […]