LENT 2016: Reflection for Ash Wednesday, February 10

by Sr. Anne-Louise Nadeau, SNDdeN Pax Christi USA Director of Programs Joel 2:12-18 | 2 Corinthians 5:20-6:2 | Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 Just another Lent? As we age, Lent seems to come upon us more quickly with each year, and today is already another Ash Wednesday. In the course of our years we have heard the … Continue reading LENT 2016: Reflection for Ash Wednesday, February 10

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