James Martin, SJ, author of “My Life with the Saints” and “A Jesuit Off-Broadway,” discusses Almsgiving and Joy in this Lenten season. For more information on Fr. Martin, please visit www.loyolapress.com/martin.
On August 6, our liturgy invites us to celebrate the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord.This feast calls to our attention the importance of this event in Jesus’ life, further affirmed by its report in each of the Synoptic
The historical roots of Carnival and Mardi Gras lie in the Catholic calendar. It is the “last hurrah” before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. That’s why the enormous party in New Orleans, for example, ends abruptly at midnight on Tuesday,
Lenten Notes for Homilists, Teachers and Catechists