The Pilgrim's Journey

Tongue-in-cheek look at 6 reasons why I ‘hate’ Lent

R RLast Updated: March 9th, 2015Spiritual Reflections

(Cory Busse, OSV Newsweekly) This morning, my 10-year-old showed me an infographic on Lent. An infographic. On Lent. There’s nothing quite like the innocence of a child and an illustrated guide to fasting and abstinence to remind me of all the reasons no one genuinely looks forward to this time of year. Here are six … Read More

The Priest’s Own Lent: Prayer, fasting, almsgiving for the good of the faithful

R RLast Updated: February 12th, 2015Spiritual Reflections

(The Priest, OSV)  The most significant annual opportunities for spiritual attention and renewal for Christians naturally correspond to the busiest and most hectic times of year for the Church’s ministers, who labor to provide the faithful with the spiritual resources they need to respond more fully to God’s call to holiness and conversion. Lent is … Read More