During World War I, many troops declared a truce, and celebrated Christmas with their fellow Christians, their “enemies.” Listen to some of the soldiers‘ letters and diary entries after the jump:
Thanks to Our Sunday Visitor for sharing the story about 3 year old Emily’s almsgiving during Lent. Kids are teachers. Watch the video after the jump:
Prayers and Readings for the Fourth Sunday of Lent after the jump:
Pope Francis preached that Lent is a time to adjust one’s life and get closer to the Lord by serving others. He spoke of hypocrisy saying, “We all need to be justified. And the only one who justifies us is Jesus Christ.” Read it here: Pope Francis: Lent a Time to Adjust Your Life
Jaromir Jagr, one of the greatest hockey players of all time, is 44 years old and having a great season, in part, because he gave up his 10 cups of coffee a day habit for Lent. He’s a devout Eastern Orthodox Christian. Read the whole story here from CBS Sports and Deadpsin.