Ash Wednesday in the Street

Sara Miles is one of the most amazing voices in the church today. Read about what she was up to on Ash Wednesday — breaking down the barriers between liturgy and "real" life. It's pretty inspiring...Ash Wednesday in the Street … [Read more...]

Remember you are dust, destined for Divinity

I wish everyone who reads these words a blessed Ash Wednesday and a Holy Lent.Monday I was speaking with one of the brothers at the Monastery of the Holy Spirit, and he noted that the Vatican does not require any particular words to be said during the imposition of ashes on Ash Wednesday. Most priests say something along the lines of "Remember that you are dust and to dust you shall return."  But this particular monk says... Remember you are dust, destined for Divinity. This reminds me of the … [Read more...]