Monthly Archives: February 2016

Lent 2 – Mortification

LENT IS a time of penance, fasting and mortification. I want to talk about all three but today let me concentrate on mortification because it is a subject which is often misunderstood. When we speak of mortification two things come … Continue reading

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Lent — 1. “The favourable time”

THE SECOND reading for the Mass of Ash Wednesday is from St Paul’s second epistle to the Corinthians where he quotes from Isaiah (ch 49): At the favourable time I have listened to you; on the day of salvation I … Continue reading

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