Lent

Lent prepares us for Easter by asking us to do the very thing Jesus did for us--sacrifice something of ourselves.
What to give up for Lent? How about worry and stress and having some alone time with God?
How to Pray

What to Give Up for Lent

How about giving up busyness and worry and spending some time alone with God?

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Enrich your Lenten Journey
Daily Devotions

Lent: A Time for Drawing Closer to Jesus

Use the precious weeks before Easter to renew your spirit and fill your heart with God's love.

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A Holy Week Journey from the Last Supper to Easter
Travel

A Holy Week Journey from the Last Supper to Easter

Glimpse the land where Jesus walked in this slideshow featuring photographs from the Holy Land.

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Prayer Stories

Pray Your Hunger

Your belly can bring you closer to God during Lent.

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Take a lunchtime examen.
Power of Prayer

Take a Lunchtime Examen

A 500-year-old tradition of prayer goes online to offer a quick Lenten retreat

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Power of Prayer

Pray the Lenten Prayer of St. Ephrem

A classic prayer in Orthodox churches that can help your observance reflect a true Lenten spirit.

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Living Longer, Living Better

How to Balance Your Life: Keep the Sabbath

How honoring God's commandment and keeping the Sabbath can bring peace to your busy life. 

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A weary woman.
Daily Devotions

Hitting the Wall

A switch in thinking about ongoing problems opens up a new reserve of energy.

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How to Pray

3 Ways to Pray a Prayer of Mortality

An invitation to forgive quickly and to live gratefully, humbly and mindfully

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Bullets.
Emotional and Mental Health

Back to War?

It is time for the country to take a deep collective breath.

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