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“In imitation of our Master, we Christians are called to confront the poverty of our brothers and sisters, to touch it, to make it our own and to take practical steps to alleviate it […] the Church offers her help, her diakonia, in meeting these needs and binding these wounds which disfigure the face of humanity. In the poor and outcast we see Christ’s face; by loving and helping the poor, we love and serve Christ.” (Today’s quote from Pope Francis’ Lenten message)
There are numerous ways in which we can help our brothers and sisters in need. In our Holy Father’s words “the Church offers her help” “in meeting these needs and binding these wounds”. During Lent, our parishes can guide us toward charity work, advise and aid us in our own need for a more rewarding christian life.
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