Fasting, the ancient practice of abstaining from food, enables us to create a greater space for God in our lives.

But denying ourselves is difficult, especially in an all-you-can-eat culture of self-indulgence.

Father Thomas Dailey, O.S.F.S., shares how fasting is designed to work (hint: it’s not about “gaming the Lenten system”), and what fruits this vital discipline can bring to our lives.

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