Tag Archives: Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa

The Fasting Mind: Treating Media Addiction

Fasting and the Mind In order to preserve the mind and body in a perfect condition, abstinence from food is not alone sufficient: unless the other virtues of the mind as well are joined to it … And so humility must … Continue reading

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Fasting Prep: the Best of Intentions

Purity of Intentions The morality of an action depends on the motive from which we act.  If I fling half a crown to a beggar with intention to break his head, and he picks it up and buys victuals with … Continue reading

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