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August 20th, 2014
Never be afraid of loving the Blessed Virgin too much. You can never love her more than Jesus did. — St. Maximilian Kolbe

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Today think about the devotion Jesus had to his mother — do you treat your mother with the same love and respect?



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April 30th, 2011

Make a point today to humbly help someone without expecting praise in return.…

April 29th, 2011

Take time to reflect on a time when you used your faith as a excuse to judge, rather than a reason to love.…

April 26th, 2011

Pray for the humility to see the good in others, setting aside all competition.…

April 25th, 2011

Reflect on someone with whom you expect to find fault, and consider how your experience of them might change if you saw them differently?…

April 23rd, 2011

FAST from texting, Facebooking and Twittering today.
PRAY for patience today in awaiting God’s mercy and salvation.
GIVE a final donation to your FPG bowl — an amount you consider substantial. (Your Fast Pray Give Bowl is a container you’ve set aside to hold the money saved from various fasting challenges, to be used for whatever charity you choose at the end of Lent.)…

April 22nd, 2011

FAST by eating just one meal today (and remember, no meat! — light snacks are OK.)
PRAY by maintaining silence between the hours of 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. today.
GIVE comfort to someone you know who is mourning the loss of someone or something in their life.…

April 21st, 2011

FAST from saying mean or negative words to others today.
PRAY to know God’s unconditional love better in your own life.
GIVE a smile to a stranger today.…

April 20th, 2011

FAST from blaming God for bad things.
PRAY for comfort for those suffering with depression.
GIVE a donation to Homeboy Industries today.…

April 19th, 2011

FAST from lying today.
PRAY for more honesty in our media.
GIVE truthful responses to all those you come in contact with today.…

April 18th, 2011

FAST from gossipy media today (magazines, TV, internet).
PRAY for the gift of wisdom.
GIVE $10 to your FPG bowl  (Your Fast Pray Give Bowl is a container you’ve set aside to hold the money saved from various fasting challenges, to be used for whatever charity you choose at the end of Lent.)…

April 17th, 2011

FAST from taking people’s presences for granted.
PRAY for military personnel overseas.
GIVE a joyous welcome to someone today.…

April 16th, 2011

FAST from saying no to others today.
PRAY for the willingness to follow God’s will.
GIVE your attention today to someone you normally wouldn’t.…

April 15th, 2011

FAST from electricity when you get home tonight. (Anything with an on/off switch: turn it off!)
PRAY for those without basic amenities.
GIVE — if you haven’t already, donate to Busted Halo’s 10x10x10 Lent Fund Drive.…

April 14th, 2011

FAST from all mind or mood-altering substances today (except for prescribed medicines) including alcohol, drugs, caffeine, cigarettes, etc.
PRAY about the most recent situation you can think of where your actions upset someone you know.
GIVE that person an apology — don’t explain anything or defend yourself, just tell them you’re sorry — at the first opportunity you have.…

April 13th, 2011

FAST from television today.
PRAY for the gift of laughter.
GIVE — make three friends aware of Busted Halo’s 10x10x10 Lent Fund Drive.…

April 12th, 2011

FAST from all talking today (to be in solidarity with those who do not have freedom of speech.)
PRAY for universal human rights.
GIVE a donation to a human rights organization or place $10 in your FPG bowl. (Your Fast Pray Give Bowl is a container you’ve set aside to hold the money saved from various fasting challenges, to be used for whatever charity you choose at the end of Lent.)…

April 11th, 2011

FAST from talking behind anyone’s back.
PRAY for the worldwide respect of life.
GIVE a compliment to someone you respect and tell them why.…

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