Month: February 2021

When We Hope

“Hope is the theological virtue by which we desire the kingdom of heaven and eternal life as our happiness, placing our trust in Christ’s promises and relying not on our…

The Purpose of Lent

We begin the season of Lent on Ash Wednesday, and this weekend is the first Sunday of Lent. Today is an excellent opportunity for us to meditate on the purpose…

The Importance of 40

In their Guide to Lent, the National Catholic Register notes that 40 is no ordinary number. Biblically, the number has always had a special significance regarding preparation and denotes a…

Our Virtuous Lives

St. Paul, in his Letter to the Philippians (4:8), sets out the path of virtue: “Whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely,…