Lent Begins

“Woe to me if I should prove myself but a halfhearted soldier in the service of my thorn-crowned Captain.”

And, last night on Twitter:

‏@BradBradsweet wrote:

I’ll be praying for all in my Twitter Parish during Lent /
Je prierai pour tous dans ma paroisse «Twitter» pendant ce temps de Carême

I replied:

Thank you! And let us all pray for priests and bishops. Lent is a battle and you guys are officers and on the front lines.

Pray much for priests and bishops!

UPDATE: Here’s an excellent article on Lent by Deacon Keith Fournier.