The journey of Lent provides an opportunity to walk more closely with Jesus, who desires our presence, sometimes more than we desire his.
Mother Teresa saw Lent as a time to focus on prayer, on oneness with God. She can be our guide through this holy season. By Heidi Hess Saxton
The Lenten season is not just about giving something up. It’s about offering ourselves up for the good of others. By Susan Hines-Brigger\
Friar Jim Van Vurst, OFM, offers insight and wisdom to this holy season.
An Islamic tradition sheds light on our own season of repentance. By Joe McHugh
Lift up, give up, take up. This season invites us to do all three. By Msgr. Richard Hilgartner
The cross was was instrumental in the early conversion of Saint Francis. By Daniel P. Horan, OFM
Meditation and prayer are closely linked. Lent is the perfect time to blend the two. By Laurence Freeman, OSB
The greatest hope of Lent is the discovery that it’s not only about penance, deprivation, spiritual struggles, and rooting out sin in our lives. By Diane M. Houdek