The Length of Lent – Remmon Barbaza, PhD

With their foreheads marked with an ash cross, many Filipinos entered into the season of Lent. It is a long season. Indeed, we are told that the word “Lent” has its roots in “long,” with the Old English “lencten” meaning spring. We can make a guess and say that perhaps it has to do with…

Do Good for Lent

This daily calendar of good deeds to do for Lent may help you to celebrate the Lenten season more appropriately. Instead of just giving up something, let’s do something instead. From I am a Catholic by Heart FB page

My Private Room – Willy Samson, SJ

Matthew 6:1-6; 16-18, Ash Wednesday A confused disciple went to his master and begged for enlightenment. And the master said, “Go and sit in your room, and your room will teach you everything.” Today we officially begin the Season of Lent. For most of us, Lent is a time TO REMEMBER how Jesus, the Son…