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Stay away from sin

Jone Kalouniviti
Thursday, March 06, 2014

DO not compare yourselves with others and give up things that will give you more comfort, and keep you away from sin.

That was the message from Father Cecil Williams yesterday at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in Lautoka as thousands of Catholics celebrated Ash Wednesday around the country yesterday.

"It is important that we give up things that will give us comfort and improvement in our lives and keep us away from the path of sin," Fr Cecil said.

Parishioner, Misa Driubalavu, who attended mass with his sons, said Ash Wednesday was a highlight of the Catholic calendar as the beginning of the 40-day Lenten period leading up to Easter.

He said it was a time of reflection and sacrifice.

The church was packed as lunch time worshippers attended mass and had their foreheads marked with ash, signifying that man was made from dust and would eventually return to dust.








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