Wake Up Call

When I was a kid, Lent didn't mean a whole lot. Lent meant getting a filet-o-fish instead of a cheeseburger in my usual Friday Happy Meal. It meant that the music at Mass got more ‘Ìâ‰âÂÌâèÏserious,' and we didn't say the 'A' word: you know, (Allelu—). It meant that soon Easter was coming and do you know what that meant? That's right . . . an Easter egg hunt against my brothers!

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Why do Catholics put Ashes on our heads on Ash Wednesday?

Ash Wednesday reminds me that it is only through God that I have life; He gave it to me.

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What to Give Up for Lent: 25 Creative Ideas

Searching for what to give up for Lent? Are you looking for something unconventional? We asked Life Teen missionaries and our friends on Facebook for cool stuff they’ve done in the past. This is what they shared.

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Love Hurts

Try to picture it now.

When the earthquake subsided and the darkness lifted that Friday afternoon, it must have resembled something like a crime scene. Ask the Holy Spirit to guide your mind and heart now as you discern the site.

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