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My 11 year old’s challenges with Lent… And what about Sunday?

March 16, 2010 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, Lent, Seasonal Meditations

Dear Father John, My question is on behalf of my 11-year-old son, Matthew. Matthew decided to give up sweets for Lent. He did this completely on his own and just announced it on Ash Wednesday. (I am giving up my favorite indulgence, chocolate). At two weeks into Lent my poor little Matthew is in misery about wishing to have a dessert. I have coached him from different angles — “Look what... Read More