Reflection for Ash Wednesday, February 26

by Sr. Rose Marie Tresp, RSM Joel 2:12-18 | 2 Corinthians 5:20-6:2 | Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 Yet even now, declares God, return to me with all your heart. ~Joel 2:12 As we enter into the Lenten 2020 season, a time of uncertainty in our world and country, we ask ourselves: What does it mean to … Continue reading Reflection for Ash Wednesday, February 26

ASH WEDNESDAY 2015: Reflection for Ash Wednesday, February 18

by Joan Chittister, osb Joel 2:12-18 | 2 Corinthians 5:20-6:2 | Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 Jesus' words make short shrift of public wrestling with inner goodness. "When you give alms, keep it a secret. When you pray, do it quietly. When you fast, don't look wan." The religion of Jesus, in other words, is not a … Continue reading ASH WEDNESDAY 2015: Reflection for Ash Wednesday, February 18