Issue 31.5: Lent

Jo-Ann Badley

Like an Unnamed Woman

Jo-Ann Badley follows Mary through John’s Gospel, grieving and rejoicing in the hour of her Son.

Matthew Lee Anderson

Ascension in a Minor Key

Matthew Lee Anderson writes of Bach’s Mass in B Minor, the ascension, and why Christ’s redemption leaves us free to be sad.

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Cabe Matthews

We Are All Catechumens Now

Cabe Matthews suggests that Lent is a practice for people who are just trying to become Christians.