Lent

Five Antidotes for Presumption

By |2015-03-14T00:00:28+00:00March 14th, 2015|

One of the most withering indictments our Lord meted out to the religious leaders of His day was a simple phrase that dismantled their exalted self-image. When presented with a legalistic challenge concerning the hypothetical case of a woman who had married seven husbands, He took those perversely proud men down a peg by telling [...]

Don’t Waste Lent

By |2015-02-11T00:53:31+00:00February 11th, 2015|

Soon it will be Ash Wednesday – it’s hard to believe that Lent is here already! In order to derive the maximum spiritual benefit out of this season of preparation, we need a firm intention to live it fruitfully. But we also need to be smart about it. Here are a few tricks of the [...]