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The Desert of Myself

Posted by James Corcoran, Mr. on

I found that not only was it utterly impossible, but that it was utterly pointless. It was pointless because it was not bringing me closer to God. Rather, it was a kind of self-idolatry. In my fumbling attempts at giving up things, I was patting myself on the back, congratulating my willpower...

Preaching Repentance

Posted by Mr. Cameron Cortens on

As we enter this Lenten season, let us be brought low. Let us be humbled. Now is the time to rise to Christ's call to preach repentance, but in responding to this call, let us first learn how to preach repentance to ourselves.

Preparing the Ashes

Posted by Fr. Brian Ching, C.S.C. on

Although convenient, the physical connection between our palms and ashes is more than just recycling, but also an important symbol of the link between our praise and adoration of God and our desire for repentance and mercy.