Our Lenten burden is light

Yesterday was 'Ash Wednesday' which marks the beginning of the 40-day period leading up to Easter marked by sacrifice and fasting known as Lent.The origins of this pre-Easter fasting period have been disputed. Some feel that Lent traces back to the Apostolic era of Jesus' followers themselves during the years immediately after his death. Others … Continue reading Our Lenten burden is light

TV Watch: The Journey Home

There is a regular weekly television program on EWTN called 'The Journey Home', and during this program various individuals are highlighted who each have made that 'journey home' to the Catholic Church from some other religious denomination. The program is inspirational both for Catholics and for those of other Christian faiths, as well as for … Continue reading TV Watch: The Journey Home

TV Watch: Faith & Culture

Colleen Carroll Campbell leads the "Faith & Culture" discussions 'Faith & Culture' is the 2nd show in recent weeks that I am recommending from the EWTN Catholic network, following my previous recommendation of "Crossing the Goal" (which airs a new episode tonight at 9pm.) The program generally airs on Wednesday nights at 11pm eastern time, … Continue reading TV Watch: Faith & Culture

TV Watch: Crossing the Goal

EWTN, the 'Eternal Word Television Network', is the American television network which broadcasts Catholic-themed television programming. The network has come under some attacks and criticisms since Mother Angelica, the pithy nun who founded the network in 1981 and grew it into the most recognizable world wide media voice of the Catholic Church, left the network … Continue reading TV Watch: Crossing the Goal