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Lent is a time for Christians to get their hearts in sync with the heart of Jesus, Pope Francis said.
Listen: Sr. Nancy Sylvester explains contemplation and leads listeners through the setup for a regular meditative practice.
NCR Today: Ashes speak of the inner self: quiet, somber and watchful, tinged with spiritual foreboding and a summons to self- honesty. The valentine signals an opposite impulse for outward expressions of affection conveyed by words and sweet tokens.
Catholics should use the season of Lent to look for signs and symptoms of being under the spell of false prophets and of living with cold, selfish and hateful hearts, Pope Francis said.