How did Ash Wednesday get started? Find out in this excerpt from an older text on this celebration and practice … as we begin the discipline of Lent.
Fr. Bill Casey turns our attention to Jesus in brief reflections on topics ranging from the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist to the role that the Blessed Virgin Mary plays in every healthy prayer life.
As we begin the spiritual discipline of Lent today, let us reflect on why it is important to unite ourselves to the sufferings of Christ both spiritually and corporeally.
Today, as we begin the discipline of Lent on Ash Wednesday, an excerpt from St. Jerome’s commentary on the book of Joel serves as our meditation.
Find out why saints are often shown with skulls when Father John Bartunek explains the concept of “memento mori”.
Meditation on Ash Wednesday, an excerpt from Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdalen’s Carmelite classic “Divine Intimacy”.
Preparation for Death Editor’s Note: Today, Ash Wednesday, we begin our Lenten reflection series: “Preparation for Death”, written by St. Alphonsus M. Liguori and originally
Every year a bunch of questions come up concerning Lent and the details of the laws governing it. Sometimes these rules are misstated or not