Shrove Tuesday

Soon, we’ll be heading out for a pancake supper. I must admit that Lent is one of my favorite church seasons. I love getting ready for the Feast.

I don’t remember where I heard it, but the story goes: a young man dies in a car accident. He stands in judgment and in his defense says that his death was sudden and he didn’t have time to prepare to “meet his Maker.” The Lord says, “But I gave you every Lent.”

And so, we get ready, because one day, the end will come. Many people wait for the Second Coming and try to see the signs that point to its imminent arrival. But the Lord will come to each of us in His own time, and it’d be good to be prepared.

I may not be here much over the next few weeks. I’ve got a lot of work to do.

I confess to Almighty God, and to you my brothers and sisters, that I have sinned through my own fault, in my thoughts and in my words, in what I have done, and in what I have failed to do, and I ask Blessed Mary, Ever Virgin, all the angels and saints, and you, my brothers and sisters, to pray for me to the Lord, our God.

One thought on “Shrove Tuesday

  1. Have a Happy Lent!

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