Suggestions for a Lenten Sacrifice


Why not increase your capacity for joy by giving up the things that force joy out of your soul?

  • Give up resentment and become more forgiving.

  • Give up hatred and return good for evil.

  • Give up complaining and be more grateful.

  • Give up pessimism and become more hopeful.

  • Give up worry and become more trusting.

  • Give up anger and become more patient.

  • Give up pettiness and become more noble.

  • Give up gloom and become more joyful.

Lent: Discovering Joy in a Solemn Season

Fr. John Catoir

Christophers News Notes, # 492

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