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March 9, 2019

Pope Francis’ message for Lent

“For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the children of God” (Rom 8:19). DEAR BROTHERS AND SISTERS Each year, through Mother Church, God […]
March 9, 2019

Endgame of Lent: being closer to Christ

For the Lenten season, Archbishop Jason Gordon has challenged Catholics to observe and practice the three Hs—Hymns, Homilies and Hospitality by listening to sacred music; reading […]
March 9, 2019

Living beyond temptation

We’ve often been urged to treat our body as God’s ‘temple’. Today, on this first Sunday of Lent, as we break open the Word, the Tempter […]
March 8, 2019

10 Ways to encourage your child’s spiritual life

Originally published on Aleteia, republished with their permission Kids are naturally open to God. We just need to guide them along the way. As parents, we […]
March 7, 2019

What my kids should give up for Lent

Originally published on Aleteia, republished with their permission My tweens and teens want to choose their own disciplines, but I’ve got a few ideas for them. […]
March 7, 2019

Why are the Gloria and Alleluia omitted during Lent?

Originally published on Aleteia, republished with their permission Even the liturgy “fasts” in preparation for the glorious season of Easter. The Lenten season is marked by […]