Parish Penance Service is Thursday, March 15th at 7PM

February 16, 2018

Matthew 9:14-15

Again, Jewish religious practices are held over Jesus, this time by John’s disciples. Since fasting was typically a sign of mourning, Jesus responds to them by telling them that this is a time for joy. He, the bridegroom, is with them. He goes on to say that the time for fasting will come when he is no longer with them.

Do I fast while carrying out my own pursuits? At the end of the day am I my same old self, fighting and quarreling with others? You ask me to forgive, to feed, to share, to clothe. I will reexamine my methods and motives this Lent in an earnest attempt to please you.

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