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.

Kelly Hickman

Lent & Rango: It’s About the Desert

It is the liturgical season of Lent, week two. Lent is Latin for “spring,” the season in which life sprouts, blossoms, hatches, emerges forth. The prophet Isaiah proclaims, The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad, the desert shall rejoice and blossom; like the crocus it shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice with joy and singing. […]