Tagged: Lent

Living to Die, Dying to Live

A reflection on the Sunday readings for March 21, 2021 — the Fifth Sunday in Lent This is the story of Sister Ann Rose Nu Tawng, a Burmese nun. As you are likely aware, recently the military assumed power in Burma...

Living to Die, Dying to Live

G’Day, Bishop Richard!

  Coming up on Where Peter Is Live: As Pope Francis approaches the eighth anniversary of his election as pope, Bishop Richard Umbers joins Rachel Amiri, Melinda Ribnek, and Mike Lewis from the land down under to discuss these last...

G’Day, Bishop Richard!

OCD, Scrupulosity, and the Journey of Faith

On an unexceptional Friday in February 2012, I came home for a weekend away from college life, as students regularly do. What set my trip apart from others was my motivation: I wasn’t looking to visit family or pets, nor...

OCD, Scrupulosity, and the Journey of Faith

Gearing up for Lent

Well, we just got our multimedia output for 2021 going earlier tonight with the first episode of “Where Peter Is Live.” We didn’t announce it publicly in advance and we tipped off our Patreon subscribers just an hour before we...

Gearing up for Lent

The desert temptations and the God of surprises

“Brothers and sisters, let us guard ourselves and be attentive to the temptation of the Father of Lies and Division, the master of separation that, tricking us into searching for a given good or answer to a specific situation, ends...

The desert temptations and the God of surprises

In the Desert God Restores Our Lives

“Behold the desert, place of life not of death, because to converse with the Lord in silence restores life to us.”  Pope Francis, Ash Wednesday General Audience (Source: Zenit) In his weekly audience for Ash Wednesday this year, Pope Francis returned...

In the Desert God Restores Our Lives

A Lenten Church in need of Metanoia

“[T]he Church, knew that the season which precedes Easter is a time of metanoia; that is, of a change of heart, of repentance; it is the season that identifies our human life and the whole of history as a process...

A Lenten Church in need of Metanoia

Take Time this Lent for Prayer and Reflection

Lent is upon us, and even though it started a little later than usual this year, WPI is a bit behind schedule in posting about it. Yesterday evening, Pope Francis and the officials of the curia began their annual Lenten...

Take Time this Lent for Prayer and Reflection

From Papa Francis: 2018 Lenten Message

“Because of the increase of inquity, the love of many will grow cold” (Mt 24:12) The following is the Holy Father’s 2018 Lenten Message which can be found here on the Vatican website. Dear Brothers and Sisters, Once again, the...

From Papa Francis: 2018 Lenten Message