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The salt of mortification

St Josemaria recommended something he practiced himself: to include “a cross in every dish”. In other words, offering a small mortification at every meal, for example, drinking water a little less often, and not commenting about the food. He would take a little less of [...]
Tags: Mortification, Ordinary life, temperance

Why fast?

Christian traditions In his Message for Lent three years ago, the Pope discussed the meaning of one of the traditional practices for Lent. “We might wonder what value and meaning there is for us Christians in depriving ourselves of something that in itself is good and [...]
Tags: Mortification, temperance, Lent