Ave Explores Series

Explore Lent with Fr. Agustino Torres, CFR

Join us this Lent as Fr. Agustino Torres, CFR takes us on a journey inspired by St. Francis with the Made for Heaven Lenten journal.  Begin the season with a vow of poverty and end at Easter with a heart free from the desert of sin and open to love, serve, and care for others.

On the Ave Explores podcast, Katie Prejean McGrady will discuss the themes of Made for Heaven with special guests Fr. Agustino Torres, CFR, Sr. Josephine Garrett, CSFN, Mark Hart, Tanner Kalina, Fr. Tim Anastos, Manny Gonzales, and more!

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Evaluating Relationships for Lent

February 9, 2024 | 37 min.

As we approach Ash Wednesday, the question on every faithful Christian's mind is, “What should I do to make this Lent an intentional time to grow closer to God?”

In this special episode, Sr. Josephine Garrett, CSFN, offers a new focus to this sacred season by encouraging us to examine the very fabric of our relationships—with ourselves, with others, and most importantly, with God. She provides practical advice on how intentional fasting, heartfelt prayer, and compassionate almsgiving can be tools to strengthen our most important connections. Through this, you will learn that going into Lent “blind” won’t set you up for success, but going into Lent “examined” can lead you to a preview of Heaven.

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