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Change your tone for Lent, says bishop


In his Lenten message, Bishop Gabriel Malzaire of Roseau said to a significant extent, Lenten exercises have become moments of entertainment. He said he has noticed with sadness the changes in the tone of the Lenten season over the past years; a tone, he said, which has become less conducive to reflection and introspection.

“Many Catholics today, especially the young, are not able [to] tell the difference between the season of Lent and Ordinary Time. The reason being that there is little change in the tenor of our observances that would speak to the special qualities of the Lenten season,” the Bishop said in his message.

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