Tag: Lent

I was lecturing rhapsodically about beauty’s power to pierce the defensive shell of today’s world last week when I noticed that my students were having none of it. I stopped and said,

Catholics have a bad reputation. The world thinks of us as largely irrelevant and mostly negative. Society has become so extreme in its embrace of various forms of immorality, we are largely

We are fast approaching Ash Wednesday, and it is time to start planning your Lenten fast. Lent is about recommitting to prayer, fasting so as to make room for God and almsgiving

Reprinted with the permission of the National Catholic Register. Friday starts to work on you when you are a child. You wake up, and it’s Friday. You don’t understand why adults say,