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Christian Fasting

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Christian Fasting
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Author: Sr Mary David Totah OSB

Product Code:  B2785
ISBN:  9781860827723
Publisher:  CTS
Format:  Paperback
Pages:  72



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Fasting is an indispensable part of the Christian life, a purification of our habits of eating and drinking, which allows us to rein in our physical appetites.This informative new booklet explores the Catholic understanding of fasting using Scripture and the teachings of Christ and his Church. The true meaning and value of fasting aligned with almsgiving and prayer is beautifully explained - and complemented by quotations and a question-and-answer section. The Friday Penance, recently given new emphasis, is also discussed in relation to a rediscovering of our Catholic identity.

'Just as Adam was driven out of paradise for having eaten, refusing to trust, so it is by fasting and faith that they who wish to enter paradise do so.' - St Athanasius

Sr Mary David is a nun of the Benedictine community of St Cecilia's Abbey in Ryde on the Isle of Wight.

Publisher: CTS
Pages: 72
ISBN: 9781860827723
More by this Author: Sr Mary David Totah OSB
Keywords: General books Spiritual Growth

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