“The Devil” is our own creation. The evil spirit, in Ignatian language, is us falling into the trap of being blind to our weak points.
Sometimes within the weeds of life is hidden fruit. Oddly enough, Jesus tells us not to harshly rush to yank out the invading enemy, but to examine it first.
God, cleanse me, and I shall be made whiter than snow.
We can appreciate Ash Wednesday more when we appreciate our human vulnerability and poverty.
Ever felt called unexpectedly by God? Here’s a beautiful reflection on the Caravaggio masterpiece, The Call of Saint Matthew.
The personal and cosmic effects of sin; God’s mercy
This Lent, try finding the ascetical practices in your life that already happen every day.
Not forgiving ourselves or others blocks our capacity to give and receive the gift of thanksgiving.
Les Misérables reveals the true meaning of Lent and of Christian discipleship, all through a bishop and his candlesticks.