An enriching definition of Lent by the saints

In his apostolic exhortation on the call to holiness in today’s world, Gaudete et Exsulate, Pope Francis shares the following remark regarding saintly people: “The saints are distinguished by a spirit of prayer and a need for communion with God. They find an exclusive concern with this world to be narrow and stifling, and, amid their own concerns and commitments, they long for God, losing themselves in praise and contemplation of the Lord” (no.147). Continue reading An enriching definition of Lent by the saints