Tag Archives: Fasting

1. Bishop’s 76th Birthday, 20th February

Harana started at 4:15am.  Mass, 4:45am, after Fr. Joan Paez impromptu advanced homily. Presider and homilist – Bishop.  Concelebrants: Fr. Romeo Buenaobra, Fr. Jo-an Paez, Fr. Ronald Plomillo, Fr. Ruben Ocino, Fr. Jefil Callego and Fr. Joemer Candido. Bishop’s homily.  … Continue reading

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1. Ash Wednesday

Lent begins today, 18 February and ends on 2 April, Holy Thursday. Lent is a preparation for Easter.  A period for the renewal of baptismal promises through prayer, penance and good works. One way of doing penance is through fasting … Continue reading

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1. Benedicts XVI’s Lenten Message

Issued 11 December 2008 • Three penitential practices based on Sacred Scriptures and Christian traditions: prayer, almsgiving and fasting. • Pope’s 2009 Lenten Message focused on fasting. • Fasting is designed “to prepare us to better celebrate Easter. Christ’s 40 … Continue reading

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