Chris Stefanik points to the great saints who changed the world, and says our journey to holiness must be first an interior one in prayer. He suggests a short prayer for someone every day of Lent, starting on Ash Wednesday.
Seminarian Eric Banecker encourages everyone to take advantage of Christ’s gift of mercy by going to the sacrament of penance, even if it has been many years since going to confession. Follow our series on the Year of Mercy.
In his message for the World Day of the Sick, celebrated Feb. 11, the pope expressed his hope that the day of prayer — and the entire Year of Mercy — would promote an encounter of people of different religions and lead to greater understanding among them.