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,
Sr Kari Hatherell discusses how Jesus has put skin on God for us and how the Catholic Church offers us rituals, called sacraments, that lead us into the heart of the mystery of God. Transcript: http://archbne.org/zmt
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.
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