“Do you wish your prayer to fly toward God?
Give it two wings: fasting and almsgiving.”
Please read Bishop Peter Doyle’s thoughtful pastoral letter for Lent, exhorting: “Between now and Wednesday, Ash Wednesday, let each of us plan what we can do to pray, to fast, and to give alms.”
Yesterday the faithful in Chesham Bois responded generously to an appeal on behalf of the victims of human trafficking, giving alms through the Medaille Trust. After the Mass, Tony Burton explained more about the Trust’s work (pictured below).