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Overwhelming sorrow during Lent: How do I deal with it?

February 24, 2010 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Guilt, Lent, Seasonal Meditations, Suffering


Dear Catholic Spiritual Direction: We are but days into Lent, and, after being to our church’s Way of the Cross tonight, I’m overwhelmed with the “low” that Lent is already. Are we to embrace the low to make the joy of Easter even greater, or is there still joy to be found in the 40 days of the Lenten journey? If it’s intended to be 40 days of all low, how do we prevent... Read More

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