Tag Archives: Lent

Can you become a saint by sheer willpower?

Fr. Thomas Dubay used to tell this anecdote: The sister of St. Thomas Aquinas once asked him, “How can I become a saint?” St. Thomas answered, “Will it.” This story came back to me recently. Trying to accept with peace … Continue reading

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You can’t lose, unless you give up

How is your Lent going? Did you accidentally eat meat today? Did you give in and eat chocolate, drink coffee, or indulge in whatever else you promised to give up? Have you missed your prayer time, slept through daily Mass, … Continue reading

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