Temptations are also opportunities to grace.
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Many find a combination of giving up and doing more is the right balance for Lent.
The president of the USCCB encouraged Catholics to join Pope Francis for a day of prayer and fasting for peace on Feb. 23.
Christians need to look for any signs that their love for God and others has started to dim or grow cold, the pope said.
Bishop Barres took in the action at the boys eighth grade CYO games on Sunday in Commack.
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Center Moriches parish works to rebuild, repair and restore their church.