Spring 2014 View Online
Spirituality
With this issue we are transitioning to a theme-based newsletter and offering more in-depth articles about contemporary spiritual topics. This newsletter focuses on Lent and our annual Laetare Sunday celebration, and also features an article about Walking with Purpose, an organization whose goal is to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
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SUNDAY, MARCH 30
Join us for Laetare Sunday at BC
Mass: 9:30 a.m.
Conte Forum
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Mass.
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What is Laetare Sunday?
John R. Sachs, SJ, '69, MA'73 explains that the origins of fasting and abstinence during Lent is why we take one Sunday in the middle of Lent to "Rejoice!"
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Meet our Featured Speaker and Alumni Ignatian Award Recipient
This year the Alumni Ignatian Award will be presented to Antonio "T.J." Martinez, S.J., '92, MDiv/ThM'07.
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Cristo Rey: Schools That Transform
Three alumni discuss how they have continued the BC mission to be "men and women for others" by serving as president of a Cristo Rey school.
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Walking With Purpose
BC alumna Julie Sheridan Ricciardi '84 writes about Walking with Purpose, a Catholic women's bible study program that reaches out to women who desire to grow in their faith using a scripture-based program.
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Lenten Reflections
Join us for a series of weekly Lenten Reflections authored by Barbara Quinn, RSCJ, associate director of spiritual formation at the School of Theology and Ministry.
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On Eagles' Wings
The BC Community extends its arms to those in need of prayer. Submit your confidential prayer requests here.
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