Learning to Live Poorer: A Meditation for Lent

by Ragan Sutterfield on 3/29/18 12:00 AM

The trail begins with an easy climb, along old logging roads, through a young mix of pine and...

Lent and Forgiveness

by Jim Van Vurst, OFM on 3/25/18 12:00 AM

Lent presents to us God’s infinite love for all humankind. So many teachings in the gospel...

The Secret Challenge of Lenten Giving

by Nick Luken on 3/24/18 12:00 AM

Every time Lent comes around, the perfectionist in me starts showing its face more than usual....

Lent with Br. Casey: Called to Fail

by Br. Casey Cole, OFM on 3/23/18 12:00 AM

“Why do bad things happen to good people?” 

No doubt one of the great mysteries of our human...

One with God during Lent

by Guest Blogger on 3/22/18 12:00 AM

Any way of life or activity that trains us to take the attention off ourselves is worthy to be...

Lent with Pope Francis: Loving the Least of These

by Diane M. Houdek on 3/21/18 12:00 AM

A Word from Pope Francis

“How is your health, you who are a good Christian?” — Good, thank God;...

Lent with Mother Teresa: Holy Resistance

by Heidi Hess Saxton on 3/20/18 12:00 AM

If our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the furnace of blazing fire and out of your...

Lent with Pope Francis: God's Dream for Us

by Diane M. Houdek on 3/18/18 12:00 AM

A Word from Pope Francis

We are the dream of God who, truly in love, wants to change our life...

Lenten Recipe: African Sweet Potato Peanut Soup

by Guest Blogger on 3/17/18 12:00 AM

The other night, we made this tasty soup at the Convent in the form of a stew, with pieces of...

Lent with Br. Casey: Called to Mission, Together

by Br. Casey Cole, OFM on 3/16/18 12:00 AM

“If you want something done right, do it yourself.” 

Although a tad overused and basically a...