Confronting Our ‘Practical Atheism’

From Los Angeles Archbishop Gomez: Original sin disfigured and disordered the divine image in the human person and led God to speak those sad words that we hear on Ash Wednesday: “You are dust, and to dust you shall return.” But those words point us to the promise of hope — that humanity will rise [Read More...]

Being a People of Gratitude

I have it on my mind this Lent, and I am not alone: [Read more...]

What Are We Giving Up This Lent?

Resisting Christ, sounds like a plan. [Read more...]

‘Let us be concerned for each other, to stir a response in love and good works’

40 days is a start. [Read more...]

An Artificial Light Fast?

Jennifer Fulwiler offers a Lenten challenge: Electric light gives us the illusion of having control over our lives, and I found going without it to be a stunning reminder of our littleness and powerlessness in the grand scheme of things. Sounds hard. And good!   [Read more...]