By Daniel Cardinal DiNardo • Lent is a time of conversion. Conversion is a kind of “turning” and involves a movement, if not physical, at least, movement of the heart. Lenten conversion is a turning away from sin and a turning towards the Gospel, the Good News proclaimed by Jesus Christ and about Jesus Christ. Lenten conversion leads to Easter Joy.
Looking to Lent, which begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26, Meris Bridger, religion coordinator and middle school religion teacher at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic School in Humble, is continuing a decade-old tradition with her religion students.
Daniel Cardinal DiNArdo and Auxiliary Bishop George A. Sheltz joined other bishops from Region X on their ad limina visit to report on the status of the Archdiocese of Galveston Houston to Pope Francis and the Vatican on Jan. 20.
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