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Fast with Us?

February 11th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Faith and the City

Fasting begets prophets and strengthens the strong.  Fasting makes lawgivers wise; it is the soul’s safeguard,  the body’s trusted comrade, the armor of the champion,  the training of the athlete. Basil, Bishop of Caesarea (AD 330-379)   Dear Friends in Christ, Lent is nearly here, and we have an invitation for you. This Lent at […]

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