LENT 2015: Return to me with your whole heart

by Scott Wright, Pax Christi Metro D.C.-Baltimore These past weeks, the news has been filled with horrific violence and the tragic loss of life in the Middle East and closer to home in North Carolina. A Jordanian pilot captured in Syria and burned alive by his captors from the Islamic State (ISIS). Kayla Mueller, a … Continue reading LENT 2015: Return to me with your whole heart

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