Lift Him Up
Reflect Today, reflect on the Fifth Station of the Cross: how Jesus became human, how he needed our help. Pray God, help me be like the toddler I sawin Mass today, pointing up to the figures of Jesus on his knees …
‘Is This Not the Fast I Wish?’
An early follower of Francis was not able to sustain the extreme fasting that Francis himself practiced. Rather than shaming the man, Francis broke his own fast so that his hungry brother could eat.
Sharing the Word for February 24, 2023
Friday after Ash Wednesday February 24, 2023Daily Reading from the USCCB: Isaiah 58:1-9a This portion of the Book of Isaiah seems to date from the time of the return of the Israelites from the Babylonian exile. The people were striving …
Lent with St. Clare: Friday after Ash Wednesday
“Gaze upon the mirror each day, O Queen and Spouse of Jesus Christ, and continually study your face within it.” —Fourth letter to Agnes of Prague