Lent is a great time for reflection and prayer for Christians to prepare themselves for the coming of Easter. Throughout this holy season, we will be posting reflections from some well-known Catholics to enhance your spiritual life and to steer you on the path to holiness. Be sure to check back every week for more spiritual guidance during these 40 holy days.
Week One: Three keys to making holiness a habit during Lent by Joseph Paprocki
Week Two: Lent provides a perfect opportunity for conversion by Father Allan Figueroa Deck, S.J.
Week Three: Three refreshing gifts of Lent by Robert J. Wicks
Week Four: Becoming children of the light by Robert Christian
Week Five: Taking stock of the ties that bind by Judith Valente
Palm Sunday: A woman and her prophetic act at Bethany by Sister Laurie Brink, O.P.
Good Friday: Jesus’ execution and the death penalty in the United States by Sister Marianne Race, C.S.J.
Easter Sunday: Living in God’s joy by Father Rosendo Urrabazo, C.M.F.
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