“What Is the Purpose of Lent?”

I'm in the NYT "Room for Debate," w/John Corvino, Rod Dreher, Maria Scaperlanda, & Patrick & Charlotte Markey. ...But if all of that leaves you cold — if you feel like you don't “get anything” from Lent — your experience may actually be the most thoroughly Christian response possible. Because Lent isn't a self-improvement project, even a spiritual self-improvement project. It isn't a diet or a life beautification regime. Lent is a promise to walk with Jesus even into the … [Read more...]


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