lent

By Ann Boyd

When I was 26 years old, I began to grasp the profound significance of Easter. Despite being surrounded by liturgy in my Catholic childhood days, despite the growth of my gratitude for the cross...

By Anna Moseley Gissing

Anna Moseley Gissing explores the courage and wisdom required to leave opportunities on the table.

By Tish Harrison Warren
Tish Harrison Warren reflects on the deep, silent work that occurred between the crucifixion and the resurrection.
By Dorothy Boorse
Dorothy Boorse gave up Facebook for Lent and was compelled to examine her dreams.
By Sara Scheunemann

I vividly remember my first experience with Ash Wednesday. I was eighteen and a freshman at Marquette University, a Catholic, Jesuit school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Walking around campus that morning, I found myself surrounded by people with smudges of dirt . . .

By Tish Harrison Warren

Tish Harrison Warren faces her own sense of vulnerability and mortality as she explores the experience of Ash Wednesday.

By Sara Scheunemann

A few years ago during Lent, I started picking up the books I loved as a child for another reading. Maybe I did so because I had given up television and movies, but still found myself longing for stories. Or maybe my familiar old friends...

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