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Mar
23
2017

A 2017 Lenten Bookshelf: A Second Look at a Six Fold Path: Part 4 - Dominican

Posted by Kevin Burns in Our Seasons

In this six-part series, Kevin Burns selects a book for each week of Lent. Each book speaks to one of the great traditions within Catholic culture. Each book also shows how its author struggles to apply that tradition. Six different approaches to the same journey through the desert of Lent to the Easter promise of resurrection. This week Timothy Radcliffe O.P. and the challenges of the Dominican path.

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Mar
19
2017

The Question of Why: The Third Sunday of Lent

Posted by Philip Shano, SJ in Our Seasons

"Lent is a period when this question of WHY should naturally lead to a deepening of our faith. Perhaps the apex of that faith is today's famous verse from Paul's Letter to the Romans: "God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit." "

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Mar
16
2017

A 2017 Lenten Bookshelf: A Second Look at a Six Fold Path: Part 3 - Franciscan

Posted by Kevin Burns in Our Seasons

In this six-part series, Kevin Burns selects a book for each week of Lent. Each book speaks to one of the great traditions within Catholic culture. Each book also shows how its author struggles to apply that tradition. Six different approaches to the same journey through the desert of Lent to the Easter promise of resurrection. This week Dan P. Horan OFM explores the Franciscan path.

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Mar
12
2017

“Go from your country”: The Second Sunday of Lent

Posted by Philip Shano, SJ in Our Seasons

Our Lenten reflections continue with today's steps that take us further along the path.

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Mar
9
2017

A 2017 Lenten Bookshelf: A Second Look at a Six Fold Path: Part 2 - Benedictine

Posted by Kevin Burns in Our Seasons

In this six-part series, Kevin Burns selects a book for each week of Lent. Each book speaks to one of the great traditions within Catholic culture. Each book also shows how its author struggles to apply that tradition. Six different approaches to the same journey through the desert of Lent to the Easter promise of resurrection. This week Judith Valente explores the Benedictine path.

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Mar
5
2017

Your Eyes Will be Opened: The First Sunday in Lent

Posted by Philip Shano, SJ in Our Seasons

"Wilderness. Stones. Mountains. The dust of the ground. Serpents and wild animals. . . These are rich images for us to ponder as we enter into our annual Lenten journey. They are relevant images for the mysteries of life."

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Mar
2
2017

A 2017 Lenten Bookshelf: A Second Look at a Six Fold Path: Part 1 - Trappist

Posted by Kevin Burns in Our Seasons

In this six-part series, Kevin Burns selects a book for each week of Lent. Each book speaks to one of the great traditions within Catholic culture. Six different approaches to the same journey through the desert of Lent to the Easter promise of resurrection. This week Thomas Merton experiences Lent as a Trappist.

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Mar
1
2017

Giving Up For Lent

Posted by Eric Jensen, SJ in Our Seasons

On this Ash Wednesday we are asked that nagging question - what are we giving up for Lent?

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Jan
15
2017

Negros y Blancos: Black, White and Blue All Over

Posted by Greg Kennedy, SJ in Our Seasons

"Had my faith the same intensity and dedication as go into the marvels of this carnival, I would be a walking firebrand setting the world aflame with the love of God. Had my soul the same depth of desire to make manifest the beauty of creation, I would be moving mountains to glorify the Creator. The lesson is to live fully and thus praise the font of life."

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Jan
3
2017

The Journey Of The Magi

Posted by T.S.Eliot in Our Seasons

One of the three Magi discovers he is no longer at ease with the old dispensations.

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