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April 5, 2017

This World Will Never Be Enough. How Hope Can Get You Through

Pope Francis emphasizes the importance of joy in the Christian life; Christians should not be sad, melancholy or nostalgic. What is it that makes sadness so […]
March 29, 2017

What Should I Give Up For Lent?

“Why do we fast, but you do not see? Why humble ourselves, but you do not notice?” Isaiah 58: 3 We abstain from meat on Fridays, […]
March 23, 2017

The Beauty and Importance of Detachment

For the common, average Catholic, Lent calls to mind 40 days of “not being able to do something.”  This sounds like such a drag.  To the […]
March 12, 2017

The Most Important Thing To Do Before Easter

We are well into Lent now and we are getting closer to Easter. What a beautiful time for our souls to be purified as we grow […]
March 10, 2017

What’s the Point of Penance and Fasting?

Understanding the need for fasting in the spiritual life Ask any Catholic about Lent and usually the first thing that comes to mind is fasting. But […]
March 2, 2017

Why Do We Give Up Things for Lent?

“What did you give up for Lent?” is a fairly common question asked during these forty days. Unfortunately sometimes people can become trapped in one of […]