Peter Leach, on this first day of Lent, asks in the North West Evening Mail, “Are we losing our religion?”
AS a lad the Catholic church provided a backdrop, and a rhythm to life.
Christmas and Easter, saints days and holy days of obligation – all had to be worked around.
A legacy of Lent, when as a 10 year-old, I gave up sugar in tea for the annual 40 days’ fast, lives with me to this day.
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