The final days march past: Was there any news in Lent 2014?

Let’s face it folks. There is a very real possibility that this posts exists as a rather flimsy excuse to post this wonderfully ironic Baton Rouge, La., photograph sent by a witty priest to Rod “friend of this blog” Dreher. Now Lent is almost over, so it’s now or never. Actually, this photo does symbolize [Read More...]

Got news? A fishy hole in all those Lent stories

So it’s a Friday in Lent (only in Western churches, at this point), so what did you have for lunch? As a convert to Eastern Orthodoxy, I have always been interested in how other ancient churches — think Rome and, to some degree, Canterbury — handle the great fasting seasons. When you add them all [Read More...]


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