That life according to the vows may help us to develop as persons and to attain Christian maturity. (Art.14)
For all of our deceased brothers, members of our families, friends and benefactors.
That the days of Lent may be a time of greater recollection, silence and awareness of God's presence.
...concupiscence of the flesh; not fasting, intemperance; wasting money -- which is all the more reprehensible because there are pressing debts... (Confession Notes, Paris, 6/15/1835)