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Can special events be celebrated during Lent?

February 27, 2012 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Lent

Dear Father John, I have a question… My brother’s graduation is this March during Lent and my family normally eats in a really nice restaurant for dinner after graduations. Is it okay if we aren’t able to fulfill our Lenten fast or penance on days like that?  What a beautiful question! It shows that you are sincerely concerned about living Lent well. Since Lent is a season of special... Read More