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Priests and Religious

fr-matt“I am very familiar with the call to fast, and have resisted it with many lame excuses. Being introduced to Live the Fast has not only challenged me to embrace the call to fast, but has equipped me with the perfect resources to sustain and encourage me in my efforts to fast.

Fasting has been an unexpected gift in my life, and when I have embraced it, I am profoundly moved and empowered to Live the Faith with great zeal for my Father’s house.”
—Fr. Matt Williams, Boston, MA

 

 

 

 “It [fasting] is in the first place therapy to heal all that prevents them from conformity to the will of God,” said Pope Benedict XVI Emeritus in his 2009 Ash Wednesday message. “This practice needs to be rediscovered and encouraged again in our day.” (Complete 2009 Lenten message here.)

Note: Ordained priests receive fasting breads free from Live the Fast (but must pay their own shipping).  Please email us info@livethefast.org to receive the coupon code.

Prayer Intentions

for our priests

Please pray for all priests in the Arcdiocese of Boston who are receiving new assignments for the next phase of the collaborative model that begins in June. May their current parishioners shower them with love and thanksgiving as they prepare...

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Family

Please pray for my 15-year-old son. He is having teenage rough times. I have fasted as well and need more fasting. He feels Mom is out to get him and that is very painful for his mom to know that...

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Upcoming Events

Sun 25

Lenten Fasting Talk

February 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mar 02
Mar 07

Lenten Talk

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
St. Francis Chapel, Prudential Center
800 Boylston St #1001
Boston MA

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The Beginning of Lent – Ash Wednesday

Even now, says the LORD, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, and weeping, and mourning; Rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the LORD, your God. For gracious and merciful is he, slow to anger,...

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