The three pillars of Lent—prayer, fasting, and almsgiving—are expressions of the fundamental purpose of Lent, which is a turning to God and a conversion of heart. Each pillar is distinct yet remains vitally connected to the others, forming a unique triad that draws us closer to God and one another throughout this penitential season. ...
Have you ever heard life described as a pilgrimage? A journey that is leading to our final end which is union with God in heaven? This idea is an ancient one in the Christian tradition. The idea is that ... Read More
The island of Lembata is not No. 1 on Indonesia’s plentiful list of tourist attractions. It was little wonder, then, that I was the only foreigner on a ship traveling from the nearby island of Flores. My ... Read More
The Holy Spirit often moves in unexpected ways, but his inspirations bear much fruit. The Spirit moved in the heart of a Divine Word seminarian in a unique way this year. This seminarian, Akizou Kamina SVD, was ... Read More