We all need God’s mercy for ourselves and for the community in which we live.
God promises His people a new beginning. After our cleansing, after the self-gift of Jesus, comes new life.
By focusing too much on Lent, we can lose sight of Easter’s true meaning. By Patricia M. Robertson
As patron of the universal Church, Saint Joseph is still active in God's plans, still looking out for all of us.
A few hours after urging priests to be generously available for the sacrament of penance, Pope Francis went to confession, then offered the sacrament to seven Catholics.
Almsgiving is a Lenten tradition and Washington resident Ron Van Bellen says his volunteer work feeding the homeless honors his Catholic faith as he prepares for Easter.
We, too, are sinful. We, too, have rebelled against God. Yet He remains ready to forgive even us.
The lens of mercy helps us to see the season in a fresh way. By Marcellino D’Ambrosio
Lent is a time to take stock of our lives and show God that we are grateful for the gift of faith. By Jim Van Vurst, OFM
One of the basics of Christian spirituality is the willingness to accept the holiness God offers us.