February 2009

My Favorite Form of Prayer

February 28, 2009

IN CATECHISM SCHOOL WHEN I WAS A BOY, I learned that the different forms of prayer were petition, atonement, adoration, and thanksgiving. Since then, I noticed that many of the prayers said were mostly in the form of petition. I know many people who do not pray regularly. Yet in those rare occasions […]

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Reflection on Ash Wednesday

February 25, 2009

IN THE ROMAN CATHOLIC LITURGICAL CALENDAR, today marks the beginning of Lent. Today is Ash Wednesday. This is a day that reminds us that “Dust thou art, and unto dust thou shalt return.”
In the paraliturgical service I attended this morning, the priest who gave the homily mentioned that “we are nothing, and we shall return […]

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