40 acts for Lent

Just finished my annual retreat, this year with 25 other De La Mennais Brothers at the Benedictine monastery of Landévennec in Finistère, Brittany. A time to recharge the batteries, to read, to pray, to reflect, to write, to enjoy the beautiful coastal countryside... to take stock of the past year and to look forward to the future with hope.

Today and tomorrow I've 2 days of meetings with our Provincial Council, after which it's back to Liverpool just in time to get ready for Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent.

Here's a Facebook message from the people at "40 acts" to help us live this Lent in a way that takes the focus away from what we can do for ourselves and towards responding better to the needs of others.
"Lent starts this Wednesday! How are you doing it?

We're giving up giving up and giving generously instead.

Like & Share if you're joining us and tag in some friends to join the #40acts generosity movement.
(Sign up at www.40acts.org.uk to get daily thoughts and generosity challenges delivered straight to your inbox, or follow all the fun on FB)
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