- Mar 29, 2020
While so many are becoming neo-prophets of doom and gloom, and as hearts sink beneath the weight of fear and anxiety, Christian believers – now more than ever – are summoned to speak and proclaim glad tidings and words of joyful hope to their neighbors.
Each of us had our own plans for Lent. Whatever they might have been, however planned or not, the pandemic has changed everything.
With the current pandemic of the COVID-19 throughout the world, we have an opportunity to unite as a human family, serve those in need, and ask some broad spiritual questions.
This past week the Catholic Church in South Carolina suffered the loss of one of its younger priests, Father Marcin Zahuta, 42, who sacrificed the opportunity of playing professional soccer in Poland to enter the seminary and come to the United States as a missionary.
Every year, as the Church prepares to begin Lent, the pope releases a letter to assist the faithful in having a holy and fruitful season. The Lenten message often conveys some area of spiritual or moral theology that is close to the heart of the pontiff and is something that
Lent is the season of self-honesty. It’s a time when we can put away the masks and bring down the facades. Lent opens a forum where we can admit to ourselves, and to those around us, that we are sinners and in need of divine help.