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The Ridiculous Thing I Gave Up for Lent

“What did you give up for Lent?” Ever get that one? Like it’s something you’re supposed to post on your Facebook page. A very good priest I knew, Dom Oppenheimer, warned against revealing one’s Lenten sacrifice. “When you tell others what you gave up for Lent, you’re likely to feel some pride,” he explained. “But pride is the worst sin.” That actually makes a lot of sense when you think about. Read more →