There are many meaningful ways acts of penance strengthens character and deepens faith.
- Keeping commitments, especially when doing something else is preferred to do.
- Holding fast to prayer disciplines.
- Practicing charity, beginning with our own family.
- Showing patience and kindness to those suffering and feeling lousy.
- Changing plans when circumstances require.
- Righting a wrong.
What acts of penance have helped you draw closer to to Christ Jesus so far this Lent?