The Inner Life for March 11, 2019

Fr. Eric Nielsen- Spirit of Penance

Chuck and Fr. Eric talk about what it means to have a spirit of penance, and why it is an important part of our spiritual life- especially during Lent. They also talk about what penance is, and what it means to “offer it up.”

Caller Question- How can we carry on a penitential spirit all year long, after Lent?

Caller Story- My cousin died, and I offered up my labor pains for his soul as well as other peoples’ intentions.

Caller Story- My husband passed away 13 years ago, and I offered up all of my pain for the next widow in our parish.

Caller Story- I am offering up mortifications for my father’s return to the faith.