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CARNES: Embrace Reflection During Lent

CARNES: Embrace Reflection During Lent

By Fr. Matthew Carnes, S.J. February 28, 2020

Amid the midsemester rush of midterms and papers, and the final push of so much activity before spring break, Wednesday marked a turning point for the Christian community. It was Ash Wednesday, the start...

VIEWPOINT: Respect Orthodox Experience

By Munir Pavez February 22, 2019

It is April 26, 2019, and our beloved Georgetown Day has finally arrived. I walk out of my Village A apartment to hear “Mr. Brightside” blaring from the rooftops and make my way down the stairs, careful...

15 Extreme Things to Give Up This Lent

15 Extreme Things to Give Up This Lent

By Nikki Hauser and Nikki Hauser March 1, 2017

Lent is here and you know what that means: the classic forfeit of chocolate, the avoidance of french fries and the (unpromising) theory of exercising more often. Chalk it up to one word? Boring! Instead...

GRAY: Easter’s Crucial Reflections

By Fr. Howard Gray, S.J. March 30, 2015

During this challenging winter, I often returned to the final lines of Shelley’s “Ode to the West Wind:” “The trumpet of a prophecy! O Wind, If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?” The...

Hope Springs Eternal on Easter Morning

By Fr. Kevin O'Brien, S.J. April 8, 2010

Guadalupe led our group from Georgetown to the wall on the edge of San Salvador's central park. It looked very much like the Vietnam War Memorial on the National Mall - slabs of granite with etched names...

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