Why Do I Give Things Up For Lent

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Elma Pena
4 months ago

To learn more about Lent.

Elma Pena
4 months ago

To do better as a Catholic during Lent

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Reply to  Elma Pena
4 months ago

Dear Elma, Yes don’t we all want to do better as a Catholic, Christian person- who God called us to be. Thank you for following us, may Lent bless you abundantly. Gods blessings Rosemary-BDCM Team

Sue
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3 months ago

🥰🥰

Rachel Dewstone
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3 months ago

Amen

mark shoffner
4 months ago

my temperament is my biggest personal issue with my self. hot headed.

Beatrice
Reply to  mark shoffner
4 months ago

I have the same problem, Mark let’s pray for each other to overcome the issue

Armelle
Reply to  Beatrice
4 months ago

For me to please

Marg
Reply to  Beatrice
3 months ago

May His peace comfort your spirit & bring you joy!

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Reply to  mark shoffner
4 months ago

Dear Mark, we all have areas in our lives that need Jesus saving grace. It is great that you can journey with us and May God work in and bless your Life this Lent. Thanks Rosemary_BDCM Team

KAP
Reply to  mark shoffner
3 months ago

Me too. Giving up being judgemental and intolerant.

Chris Scott
Reply to  KAP
3 months ago

This is an issue I continue to fight to overcome. Let’s pray together for healing.

Louise
Reply to  KAP
3 months ago

@KAP That’s me, too. Judgemental of everyone and everything, which I justify as discernment. 😔

Sue
Reply to  mark shoffner
3 months ago

Sounds like my Italian Father. Couldn’t help himself.

Rachel Dewstone
Reply to  mark shoffner
3 months ago

I can be that way especially when KY brother died, I cried ,I got angry ,I became depressed

Dorothy Quinn Sherman
4 months ago

Thank you for sharing this message for lent it is so informative

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Reply to  Dorothy Quinn Sherman
4 months ago

Thank you for your support. May you receive many more blessings as you do this journey of Lent 2022 with us. Gods blessings to you Rosemary _BDCM Team

Gizela
Reply to  Dorothy Quinn Sherman
3 months ago

Amen 🙏

Patricia Singletary
4 months ago

My God bless the country of Uk Ukraine and its people.

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Reply to  Patricia Singletary
4 months ago

Oh yes our hearts and prayers are with the Ukraine people and all that are affected. God come and rescue! much love Rosemary -BDCM Team

Rachel Dewstone
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3 months ago

Amen !! Praying for Ukraine!

Jeanne
Reply to  Patricia Singletary
3 months ago

Amen.

Paula Collins
Reply to  Patricia Singletary
3 months ago

Amen🙏

Marg
Reply to  Patricia Singletary
3 months ago

Amen!

Amal Elias
4 months ago

Thank you for the great message for Lent and for your prayer🙏🏼🙌🏼

Monika
4 months ago

Praying for good outcome for impending mastectomy without incidences of metastases in the future.

Jeanne
Reply to  Monika
3 months ago

My prayers are with you, Monika.
God Bless.

Eileen Doolan
Reply to  Monika
3 months ago

May God give the medical staff the guidance they require to do your op,and may all our prayers be answered that all goes well for you! God Bless.

Helen
4 months ago

Hi Bruce, great talk. Last year I gave up my usual glass of wine with dinner. I haven’t really taken it up again, however there is the occasional glass with friends for celebrations. The previous year I took up praying the Litany of Hours. Still do it. So I think this year I am going to pray the Surrender prayer daily in order that I will hand over all my life to God. Pray for me that I may succeed. Helen

Julie
4 months ago

I am going to work on being kinder to others in my thoughts and with others

Lisa
Reply to  Julie
3 months ago

Julie, I hope you don’t mind, but I am going to adopt this after listening to why I give up things for lent. I just added to be kinder “to myself” and others. Have a lovely day, Lisa

Beverly
4 months ago

Thank you, I enjoyed your discussion and I will give thought to my Lenten sacrifice

Theresa Tate
4 months ago

Thank you for sharing. Good insight for the upcoming of the Lenten season.

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Reply to  Theresa Tate
4 months ago

Thank you for your encouraging words. May you be blessed this Lenten season. much love Rosemary-BDCM Team

Barbara Schmitz
4 months ago

To sit quietly every morning in prayer

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Reply to  Barbara Schmitz
4 months ago

Yes may we do more of this. We all need HIM. Gods blessings to you Rosemary_BDCM Team

Sue Obrien
4 months ago

Thank you for a great motivating beginning to lent. Looking forward to following this.

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Reply to  Sue Obrien
4 months ago

Dear Sue, thank you for your encouraging words. We all need motivating at different times in our lives. May God this Lent do amazing things in each of our hearts. gods blessings Rosemary_BDCM Team

Franco
4 months ago

Great teaching leading into Lent.

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Reply to  Franco
4 months ago

Dear Franco, thank you for your encouraging words. May we all learn what God has for us this Lent. Blessings to you Rosemary _BDCM Team

Rose Ryan
4 months ago

I don’t always give things up for lent. There have been times that I did something each day for someone else be it a stranger, family or friend. Need to think about what to do this lent a bit longer. Thank you for sharing your Lenten message. I am looking forward to Wednesdays. God bless you.

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Reply to  Rose Ryan
4 months ago

Dear Rose, how wonderful that you do things for others- give more of yourself. May God be praised more this Lent and thank you for your support. much love Rosemary_BDCM Team

Maria
4 months ago

To be a better person and really trust in God

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Reply to  Maria
4 months ago

Oh don’t we all need to do more of this. May God bless you abundantly this lent, much love Rosemary_BDCM Team

Susan
4 months ago

Thank you for a reminder of the importance of reflecting on why we take part in the ritual of lent

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Reply to  Susan
4 months ago

Dear Susan, thank you for doing this Lenten journey with us. May we all grow closer to our god. Bless you Rosemary-BDCM Team

David Burton
4 months ago

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Reply to  David Burton
4 months ago

What is lent?iam Christian but ido not considered my self as catholic. iam uddstand culture and different opinions of different of catholic opinion? i ido not uddstand it ?lent why lent ? what benefits and reasons why ?

Beverley Carpenter
4 months ago

The lay down your life option.

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Reply to  Beverley Carpenter
4 months ago

Dear Beverley, May God bless you this Lent and always. May He give you strength and courage to do what you need to do. Blessings to you Rosemary_BDCM Team

Pat Woodward
4 months ago

You have given me lots to think about. Between now and ash Wednesday. I pray I will follow your lead and give things up for lent that are sinful.
God bless you 🙏🙏

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Reply to  Pat Woodward
4 months ago

Dear Pat, it is wonderful that you are doing this Lenten journey with us. May God bless you abundantly. much love Rosemary_BDCM Team

JAMES GORDON
4 months ago

Very thoughtful reminder and ideas what ti give up

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Reply to  JAMES GORDON
4 months ago

Dear James, thank you for your kind words. May we all be blessed this Lenten season and receive what God has for us. Blessings to you Rosemary_BDCM Team

Mary Y. Bimrose
Reply to  JAMES GORDON
3 months ago

thank you for todays talk…I am blessed to find your message.

david mccabe
4 months ago

To be a better version of myself in Jesus name I pray 🙏🙏🕊🕊

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Reply to  david mccabe
4 months ago

Dear David, yes may we all be a better version of ourselves by walking more with Jesus. Gods blessings Rosemary_BDCM Team

4 months ago

Very interesting thank you

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Reply to  [email protected]
4 months ago

Thank you for your support. May we all be blessed this Lent as we journey deeper with our God. bless you Rosemary-BDCM Team

Jill Thomas
4 months ago

I’m not Catholic but my late husband was, I didn’t become a Catholic in 18 years of marriage but I always felt Drawn to the Catholic faith. I hear what you say and again it all makes sense. Thank you .

Jen Henrick
4 months ago

Thank you so much for those very insightful thoughts. May God bless you abundantly in your ministry.

Gerald Boyd
4 months ago

I am thankful for the advice concerning Lent. I am thinking of several ways to improve myself in the eyes of God, not just Lent, but beyond.

Aida Urquidez
4 months ago

Loved the explanation. I will make my lent offering more meaningful. Thanks.

Harold Alleman
4 months ago

Wonderful ministry!!!!!

Peter Brown
4 months ago

I want to purify my heart and allow Jesus to take it over. I want to truly encounter God while strengthening the faith of my brothers and sisters.

William Callaghan
4 months ago

to be less self-centred and to control what I look at over the internet

Sharon
4 months ago

This video was enlightening. I was raised catholic and simply followed my parents’ instructions. I now feel I have a deeper understanding. 😌
I am facing a time of transformation as I’ve just recently been diagnosed with cancer. I am hopeful guidance from your ministry will help me day by day with my cancer journey.

Peter Flickinger
4 months ago

WhE all need to be reminded of what lenr is and what we give up

Paulette Thomas
4 months ago

I’m going to be a better person by sharing, smiling more and caring about my family and friends.

Mary Alford
4 months ago

Thank you for the wonderful explanation of Why we give up things for lent. I look forward to the coming messages from you during lent. I will take the next few days to give thought to what I can do during the lent season.

Paula Rees
4 months ago

Thanks

Mary Beaty
4 months ago

Hi Bruce!
Thank you for your wonderful indepth message for Lent. God bless you. You touched my heart for I wanted to make a good Lenten season and was fumbling for resources. I enjoyed listening and have passed it on to my daughters friends and family shared on Facebook. Looking forward to more messages.
Mary 🙏🏻🕊

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Reply to  Mary Beaty
4 months ago

Dear Mary, thank you for your encouraging words. Wear re blessed to have you join with us on this Lenten journey of 2022.Spread the word. Gods blessing to you Rosemary_BDCM Team

Pat
4 months ago

Thank you Bruce for the thought provoking talk. It does make me think about things I’ve learned as a child and the things I should be doing as an adult. I will definitely give good thought to what for lent.

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Reply to  Pat
4 months ago

Dear Pat, thank you for your support and May God bless each and everyone of us this Lenten Season.Gods blessings to you Rosemary BDCM Team

Colleen
4 months ago

Exactly where I am at now. What will I give up what will I rid the flesh of.

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Reply to  Colleen
4 months ago

Dear Colleen, what a lovely thought- to rid the flesh of- what is not good for us. We are all looking forward to doing this journey with you, Gods blessings Rosemary_BDCM Team

BArb Peterson
4 months ago

Please help me. I need to give up a terrible habit and I don’t know if I have the strength

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Reply to  BArb Peterson
4 months ago

Dear Barb, Thank you for your honesty and truly I know I cannot do it by myself either. Let us pray together with Our God for HIS Strength and Grace! Through this journey know He walks with us, doing it for us, in our Hearts and giving us His ability. Gods blessings to you, You are not alone Rosemary
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BArb Peterson
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3 months ago

Thank you. I’m ready

John V. Morris III
4 months ago

LOVED this message! Thank you… I am more excited and hope-filled to begin this Lenten journey with you.

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Reply to  John V. Morris III
4 months ago

Dear John, thank you for your encouraging words. Let us see what the Lord does in us and through us. Gods blessings Rosemary_BDCM Team

Holly
4 months ago

My plan is to give my time such as volunteer some where, I am a nurse so take blood pressures after mass. Also spend daily time in prayer.

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Reply to  Holly
4 months ago

Dear Holly, how wonderful that you always help others- in your career and in your own personal time. May God bless you in this Lenten season. much love Rosemary-BDCM Team

Mercedes
4 months ago

Lazyness to do physical exercise and get fit. I know it is good but it is really hard for me.

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Reply to  Mercedes
4 months ago

Dear Mercedes, May God give each of us His Strength to persevere in areas that He wants us to do. Gods blessings and prayers Rosemary_BDCM Team

Patti Prince
4 months ago

Very informative video. Look forward to the beginning of Lent with a new perspective. Thank you.

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Reply to  Patti Prince
4 months ago

Thank you Patti, for doing this journey with us and your encouraging words. May we all be blessed by God on this journey of going deeper. much love Rosemary-BDCM Team

Tish Graham
4 months ago

To sacrifice as Jesus did for us

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Reply to  Tish Graham
4 months ago

Yes Tish, as God did for us! May we be given Grace to do what God whats us to do in our lives. bless you Rosemary_BDCM Team

Esnarie
4 months ago

Thank you for this message. I want to change certain behavior patterns and with that pray the surrender prayer every day.

Frieda Matthee
4 months ago

Thanks for this beautiful message. I am staying in South Africa and we are all so negative about the things that is happening in our beautiful country. I am giving up all this negative thoughts and be the smiling sunshine person that I used to be. A good word and a person that is going to be positive. Thanks for crossing my path. May God bless you!!!

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Reply to  Frieda Matthee
3 months ago

Dear Frieda, I love that you are going to go back and be your beautiful smiling sunshine person, Thats what God would want us to be. Not living with our head in the sand but knowing we can trust in Our God for all things.
Proverbs 31:25 states” Strength and honour are her clothing(for she knows God gives us them) and she can laugh at the days to come.” because our God holds us in his hands.
Gods blessings to you. Rosemary_BDCM Team

Silas Chauhan
4 months ago

I really enjoyed

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Reply to  Silas Chauhan
3 months ago

Thank you, Blessings Rosemary_BDCM TEAM

Myrtle Mitchell
4 months ago

Thank you. Bruce that was a very helpful video. I have again been reminded of what giving up or reaching out to others this Lent really means. May God bless you and Rosemary this Lent as you minister to us all. Love I Jesus.

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Reply to  Myrtle Mitchell
3 months ago

Dear Myrtle, thank you for your support and may God bless you this Lent as we journey deeper with Him. Much love Rosemary_BDCM Team

Nina Chong
4 months ago

To remember to be humble and compassionate towards others particularly as I start my role as school chaplain and God willing as the Pastoral Associate at my parish.

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Reply to  Nina Chong
3 months ago

Dear Nina, what a great privilege to be school chaplain. May God bless you in your work. Our prayers are with you and with all you meet. Gods blessings Rosemary-BDCM Team

Melanie A Richardson
4 months ago

Thank you I’m a new Catholic and I love these emails I have learned so much

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Reply to  Melanie A Richardson
3 months ago

Dear Melanie, Thank you so much for joining with us on this Lenten journey. God will be incredible in our lives and we pray that we are open to what He has for each of us. We love that you are wanting to go deeper with Christ and can I personally say that that ever deepening relationship with Him never stops. It is amazing and precious and rewarding. Gods blessings to you Rosemary_BDCM Team