“We wear ashes not to show how good we are, but to show how human we are.”
Lenten Reflection: We Need Dialogue
Flickr: Matus Laslofi In her prologue to At Home in Wisdom’s Tent, Donna Markham, OP states, “We desperately need dialogue – not more discussion! Dialogue describes the kind of conversation which builds a synergistic, new, and better understanding of an issue....
The Cross: Path to Resurrection
It was the path Jesus embarked upon and it is the path that we too must embrace as we enter into these final days of Lent.
Lenten Reflection: Thirsting for Jesus
As we journey on the road to resurrection, we look back to the beginning which began in a desert, then continued up a mountain, and now we find Jesus resting along the roadside by a well. He is easy and pauses for some refreshment. He really doesn’t want much: just a...
5 Ways to Do Good Now, According to Sister Connie
Flickr: Pennsylvania National Guard “In our call as Christians, as Catholics, as people, we should be able to help one another without being asked to do it,” says Sister Connie Kelly, a Dominican Sister of Hope. She’s not all talk. Sister Connie was the Campus...
Lenten Reflection: Whatsoever You Do
That encounter taught me that I/we are often the ones who need to reach out and include, rather than exclude. We are the ones who must truly be the tender, healing touch of the God we say we believe in.
Lenten Series Part 1: Quotes to Inspire Mindful Fasting
Three sisters share ways to grow in holiness during Lent, aside from giving up your favorite food or dessert.
Lenten Series Part 3: How to Pray
Finding the time and space –let alone quiet– can be a task in itself, not to mention cultivating focus and connection.
Lenten Reflection: What Do You Need to Change?
We have begun the journey of reconciliation and conversion, Lent. This season of the church year is about repenting for our personal faults and sinfulness. It is about self-analysis and conversion. What do I (you) need to change? In the readings of the season we are...
Lenten Reflection: Worrying Can Help, Until it Hurts
Do not worry about tomorrow, tomorrow will take care of itself. Is that the message of (last) Sunday’s Gospel? There was a song years ago “Don’t Worry be Happy.” Is that what Jesus is telling us? I think we need to remember this reading is part of the Sermon on...