Liturgical Year · Living Faith

Why should I give something up for Lent?

A blessed [almost] Lent to you all. Lent begins tomorrow with Ash Wednesday. Are you ready? I’ve been talking to a number of people lately about their spiritual plans for Lent, and I’ve been surprised to hear almost everyone I talk to say something along the lines of “I might give something up, I don’t know.… Continue reading Why should I give something up for Lent?

Grace in the Everyday · Liturgical Year · Living Faith

Advent: The Liturgical All-Nighter

“Brothers and sisters: You know the time; it is the hour now for you to awake from sleep.” – Romans 13:11, from the readings for the 1st Sunday of Advent (i.e. today) I have been so asleep. In a daze. Skating about from class to class, paper to paper, task to task. Zoning out in… Continue reading Advent: The Liturgical All-Nighter