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The Hope of Lent: Daily Reflections from Pope Francis

by Diane M Houdek

The Hope of Lent: Daily Reflections from Pope Francis gathers the wisdom of Pope Francis for each day of the Lenten season. Offering inspiring quotes from Pope Francis, insightful commentary, and questions and challenges designed to encourage readers to "bring the Word to life," this book is for anyone looking for ways to make the pope's message--and his commitment to Gospel living--part of their daily life during the transformative season of Lent.

With prayer reflections drawn from the words of Pope Francis, this Lenten companion helps you prepare for the Easter season. With Scripture citations for each day of the season, selections from the pope's writings, and ways to bring the pope's message into your life on judgment, justice, forgiveness and mercy, The Hope for Lent will lend a moment's meditation to discovers the extraordinary in the ordinary, to be surprised by God's mercy when we least expect it.

Diane M. Houdek is the author of The Joy of AdventPope Francis and Our Call to JoyLent with St. Francis, and Advent with St. Francis. She is a professed Secular Franciscan with a bachelors degree in English and history from Marquette University and a masters degree in English literature from Northwestern University. She is the digital book editor for Franciscan Media and past editor of Weekday Homily Helps and Bringing Home the Word.

Binding: Paperback  176pp.
Pub Date: January 06, 2017
ISBN: 1632531607    EAN: 9781632531605