The Passion narrative was carefully crafted and densely rich with layered meanings, connecting with salvation history and the fulfillment of vague foreshadowings throughout the Hebrew Scriptures.
Lent. Food. Sacrifice. 40 days. Hunger.
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a time set aside to help us with that goal of attaining holiness.
To assist readers in preparing for and reflecting upon the season of Lent, The Central Minnesota Catholic collected responses from 40 people across the diocese.
Lent is a time for reflection, holy reading, and spiritual growth.
Lent means most to us when we ask, not “How do I want to change?” but rather, “Jesus, how do you want me to change?”
“The annual observance of Lent is the special season for the ascent to the holy mountain of Easter. Through its two-fold theme of repentance and baptism, […]
The fish fry has become a savory staple of parish fellowship during Lent.