The Pillars of Lent

The purifying Season of Lent is quickly upon us. We human persons are enabled to do something that lower creatures cannot, and higher creatures need not: to sacrifice and thus to learn to delay partial gratifications for even greater … [Read more...]

Make Your Hearts Firm This Lent

During Lent, the Church calls the faithful to conversion by calling to mind the image of Christ being drawn into the desert by the Spirit. There, for forty days and forty nights, Jesus prays, fasts, and is tempted by the devil. By … [Read more...]

Mystagogy in the Digital Age

Mystagogy means to lead those, just initiated into the life of the Church, to an understanding of what it is they are now to become. Every Lent, the Church invites us to immerse ourselves in the three traditional practices of prayer, … [Read more...]