What is the Meaning of Lent?

What is the Meaning of Lent?

Lent isn’t about giving up chocolate, or ice-cream, or social media. At its heart, Lent is about turning away from sin and being faithful to the gospel. The period of 40 days before Easter, Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and concludes at sundown on Holy Thursday. Lent...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, January 24, 2020

Weekly Faith – Sunday, January 24, 2020

The Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: Jonah 3:1–5,10Psalm 25:4–91 Corinthians 7:29–31Mark 1:14–20  The calling of the brothers in today’s Gospel evokes Elisha’s commissioning by the prophet Elijah (see 1 Kings 19:19–21). As Elijah comes upon Elisha working on...
Advent | 8 Actions to Keep In Mind

Advent | 8 Actions to Keep In Mind

Advent is here, a time where we get to share the joy of Christ’s coming with all of those who will listen. The word Advent derives from the Latin word meaning “coming.” The Lord is coming. Your hearts, minds, and actions should be centered on the preparation of His...
11 Things To Know About Advent

11 Things To Know About Advent

Advent is the time to share the joy of Christ’s coming with all who will listen. From the color for the season to a Jesse Tree, check out these 11 facts to know about this time of year. Advent is from the Latin “Adventus,” which means “coming.”It is the beginning of a...
Weekly Faith – Sunday, November 10, 2019

Weekly Faith – Sunday, November 10, 2019

The Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: 2 Maccabees 7:1–2, 9–14Psalm 17:1, 5–6, 8, 152 Thessalonians 2:16–3:5Luke 20:27–38 With their riddle, about seven brothers and a childless widow, the Sadducees in today’s Gospel mock the...