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See Lent as a journey of love

Archbishop of Nassau

Our Lenten observance, whatever form it takes, must not be merely a show or simply acts for others to notice. Why not? Because, these external gestures, such as prayer, fasting and almsgiving, must be true, visible signs of a much deeper reality. They must, Archbishop Patrick Pinder of Nassau said, express a sincere desire to conversion of heart.

“A true desire to do better. That is the core message of the Gospel. No wonder we also apply the ashes with the words: ‘turn away from sin and be faithful to the Gospel’. Remember the instructions of the prophet Joel: ‘Rend your hearts, not your garments’,” the Archbishop said in his Ash Wednesday message to faithful during Mass at the St Francis Xavier Cathedral. (Read the Archbishop’s full message here: https://www.archdioceseofnassau.org/.

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