Ave Explores: Lent 2023
In the liturgy’s first reading on Ash Wednesday, the prophet Joel calls us to wholehearted conversion: “Even now, says the Lord, return to me, with your whole heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning, rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the Lord, your God” (Jl 2:12–13).
Join us on a journey into the desert with Fr. John Burns and his book, Return: A Guided Lent Journal for Prayer and Meditation. On the Ave Explores Podcast, host Katie Prejean McGrady and special guests will break down a portion of Joel’s invitation and talk about how we can apply it to our own lives. Podcast guests include Sr Miriam James Heidland, SOLT; Fr. Agustino Torres, CFR; Mark Hart; Rahki McCormick, and more!
First Week of Lent: Return to Me
Second Week of Lent: Return to Me with Your Whole Heart
Third Week of Lent: Return to Me with Fasting
Fourth Week of Lent: Return to Me with Weeping and Mourning
Fifth Week of Lent: Rend Your Hearts, Not Your Garments
Holy Week: Weaving Our Stories with the Paschal Mystery
Easter Sunday: He is Risen!
Return to Lent
February 15, 2023 | 35 min.
In this special episode, Mark Hart, AKA the “Bible Geek,” says that we shouldn't start Lent hoping to complete a series of tasks on a list. Rather, we should commit ourselves to growing closer to Jesus.
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|Introducing Restoration in Lent with Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT||Returning to Dependence with Britt Fisk||Praying with Art for Lent with Jen Norton||Gently Rooting Out Sin with Sr. Josephine Garrett, CSFN|