Father Barron offers a helpful reflection for Catholic communicators on approaching evangelization through beauty, as exemplified by Evelyn Waugh in Brideshead Revisited:
And a few reflections for this first week of Lent:
When I’m writing intensely, as I’m doing these days, I try to intersperse at least a couple daily walks (weather permitting!). Lately, I’ve been walking more with music than anything else, but for Lent, I’m walking with Father Larry Gillick’s Lenten audio retreat, available at Creighton’s Online Ministries. This is a great retreat for those who have made the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius–I’m really enjoying it!