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Fasting During Great Lent

At the end of February, we entered that beautiful time of the year known as Great Lent. During this 40-day period that precedes Holy Week, we should strive to turn our attention away from mundane and ordinary things…and toward God. One of the most effective ways to do this is by practicing the spiritual discipline (or exercise) known as fasting. By abstaining from certain foods, we learn the important virtue of self-discipline.