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Five Lenten Meditations (and a Prayer) from Thomas Merton

Given Our Own Intense Solitude of Late, Merton Is the Perfect Lenten Read

Walking Through Holy Week with Our Kids

For All of us Who Want to Walk with our Children Through our Grief, StoryMakers Has Created a Helpful Guide to Holy Week.

Seeking a Banjo for the End of the World

The Apocalypse was Coming, So We Turned the Music Up.

Another Week Ends: Technological Addiction, Omnipresent Politics, Advice Columns, Toxic Fandom, and Love Beyond Death

1. A year ago, before a global pandemic altered our lives, discussions about the promise and perils of technology had a theoretical tone to them. Having a social media account was an entertaining frivolity. You could carry a “dumb phone” around and get some street cred for opting out of the system. You might avoid […]

The Devil We Know

“Jesus, Full of the Holy Spirit, … was Led by the Spirit in the Wilderness”

Fasting Through Lent, From Robert Farrar Capon

Supposedly, We’re Saved on the Basis of Grace and Forgiveness, not Merit. What’s the Good of Encouraging Ourselves to Think We Can Pile up a Whole lot of Brownie Points by Fasting?

Lent in 2021

From the Telegraph:

A Year of Lent (and Counting)

The Pandemic Has Denied Us What We Most Want: Life with Others.

Another Week Ends: Christ the Physician, Lincoln’s Grace, Music for Hope, Personal Annihilation, and Night of the Living Karens

Alleluia! Christ being raised from the dead will never die again; death no longer has dominion over him. The death that he died, he died to sin, once for all; but the life he lives, he lives to God. So goes the Pascha Nostrum, an old hymn that Christians have sung for centuries. The liturgical […]

Maundy Thursday Never Mind

Holy To-Do Lists and Pious Soups Don’t Save

Finding Our Way Home to Jesus, Again and Again

Henri Nouwen’s Encouragement in an Age of Anxiety

What Did You Give Up for Lent? Everything.

Where is God in the Midst of Our Unwilling and Unplanned Sacrifices?