How the liturgical readings of the Lenten season and our practices of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving remind us of the true call of Lent—conversion. Listen in for the details.
What should your Lent look like? Have you been selling yourself short during this season that is full of great growth potential? Richaél Lucero calls on Old and New Testament examples to teach you how to get the most out of Lent.
Making decisions shouldn’t be stressful. In fact, when we use discernment to make decisions with God, we are not only relieved from our stress but the process is simple and more peaceful. Learn what discernment is from the Catholic perspective and how to do it in five steps with Richaél Lucero.
The heart plays a distinguished role in prayer. For this reason spiritual writers refer to the heart as an *altar.* Richaél Lucero surveys the centrality of the altar in Judaism and Catholicism to refresh our approach to prayer, esteem the majesty of our hearts, and renew our zeal for the significance of the altar in the liturgical celebrations of the Mass/Divine Liturgy.
God reaches out to us in many creative ways including our imaginations and through the deep quiet stillness of our minds. Richaél Lucero describes two prayer methods that allow us to respond to God through these means. Listen in to learn how easily you can make these fruitful methods a part of your prayer life.
If daily uninterrupted prayer is the ideal, what does that imply about the rest of our daily activities—are they less meaningful? With this practice established by monks of old, even the busy person can elevate their daily work and stay connected to God without missing a beat. Richaél Lucero outlines how you can too.
God the Father revealed three wounds of Christ to St. Catherine of Siena as stages of the spiritual life that will help us reach heaven. Listen as Richaél Lucero identifies the three wounds and how each relates to your spiritual life.
Prayer, fasting, and almsgiving—the staples of the Lenten season. These practices are not intended to be our focus but to serve us in something bigger. Want to know what that is and how you can incorporate all three spiritual aids to have a transformative Lent? Come, listen to Richaél Lucero.
Purgatory is real. On this ‘All Souls Day,’ let’s talk about it and how we can assist the Body of Christ by *remembering* the departed who wait to be fully united with God and the saints in heaven.
Richaél Lucero explains how this ancient tradition of the Church makes us better disciples of Christ all year long.
Understanding our bodies as temples has the power to better prioritize our daily focus and bring us more peace and unity with God. Will we let it?
Don’t let your time spent with the Word feel like research. Instead, use these four aspects of Scripture to mine for the gems that will illumine your prayer life. Listen as Richaél Lucero gives pointers for praying with Scripture.