When most Christians think of Lent, they think of fasting. It's the most widely known practice associated with this holy season. But we must be careful to fast with the right intentions and not fall into self-serving measures.
About a year ago, my cell phone rang in my pocket while I was in Tamale shopping for my mission, Christ the King parish in Gushiegu, Ghana, which was sixty-five miles away. The urgent call was from James, our catechist, who ... Read More
This story originally appeared in our magazine, The Mission Update, and has been lightly edited for clarity. At the age of thirty-eight, Zunana Malala is an old woman. She lives in a small hamlet in the middle of the Madagascan ... Read More