Three Ash Wednesday Offerings

Posted by The Editors on Feb 17, 2021 9:18:28 AM
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This Ash Wednesday, here are three brief, thought-provoking articles that will hopefully help you enter more intentionally into this season of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.

5 Lenten Practices that Aren’t Giving Up Chocolate

If you’re not sure what spiritual practices to take up this Lent, Renée Roden offers a few possibilities for your consideration.

O Lord, Make Us Interruptible

In this Ash Wednesday homily, Fr. Michael Connors, CSC invites us to be open enough to God’s invitation that we might willingly set aside our own tasks and agendas to respond to his grace.

Rend Your Hearts: How to Break Your Heart this Lent

Through the beauty of Japanese kintsugi pottery, Kate Mahon contemplates the kind of healing that God offers for our brokenness during this holy season.

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Topics: almsgiving, Ash Wednesday, Lent, prayer, fasting

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