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How can fasting help me become the best-version-of-myself?

vid-fasting-7pillarsIn the video below, Matthew Kelly explains how fasting can help us become the best-version-of-ourselves. The modern tyrant is the body: we do whatever it tells us to do, and we are enslaved by it. The good news is that God wants us to be free, and fasting creates self-discipline and self-possession.

Video transcript

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About Matthew Kelly

One of the most passionate Catholic speakers and authors of our time, Matthew Kelly is a native of Sydney, Australia.  As a teenager, Kelly discovered what he calls the “genius of Catholicism” and has spent the past two decades inspiring millions of men, woman, and children to explore the faith in a fresh way. More than four million people have attended his seminars and presentations in more than fifty countries.