Why did Jesus choose such a barren, lonely place for an intense and long period of sustained prayer and fasting? In the Gospel of Matthew, he tells us how Jesus was led by the Holy Spirit into the wilderness. Read more about this reflection and view videos to help you with your Lenten journey this week.
Read an Ash Wednesday reflection from Bo Diego and view two videos about Lent and our Lenten practices. Read More
Monday, September 24 Invite God to be your friend It helps to think of the Bible as a “library,” a collection of different kinds of books written at different times by diverse authors for a variety of purposes over thousands of years. Like any library, it is divided into sections, and one of those areas… Read More
Monday, September 17 Make care for the poor a cardinal virtueFeast of Robert Bellarmine, bishop, doctor of the church The Italian Jesuit Robert Bellarmine (d. 1621) is rightly remembered for his brilliance—he was made a cardinal by Pope Clement VIII on the grounds that “he had not his equal for learning.” But while Bellarmine wore… Read More