This weekend, I am in Anaheim for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles' annual Religious Education Congress. For as long as I can remember, Congress has been a bright spot in my year: a chance to gather with friends and colleagues from around the country, to catch up, and to be renewed. This year, while … [Read more...] about Getting Together in Person and Virtually
I'm always happy to partner with my friends at Jordan Ministry Team to pray and praise. Next Saturday, we'll be gathering for a virtual Lenten retreat with a theme that's really calling to my heart. For me, Lent is always an opportunity to quiet my heart and seek God's voice in the busyness, but … [Read more...] about Join Me for an Online Women’s Retreat
"Has my Lent been enough this year?" That's the question I found myself pondering this morning as I prayed my way through today's Gospel from John's account of Jesus' passion and death on the cross. Have I prayed enough? Have I fasted sufficiently? Have I given alms with generosity and … [Read more...] about Has My Lent Been “Enough”?
Fittingly, a new television feature on the life of Jesus Christ debuts on Monday, March 25 on HISTORY. While I haven't screened the full series yet, the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord seems like the perfect day to tune into a program that looks at the life of history's most important man, … [Read more...] about Jesus: His Life – Eight-Part HISTORY Event Coming Soon!
Believe it or not, it's almost time for Lent! If you're like me, maybe you're still unwrapping the gifts of the Christmas season. But the time has come to ponder our Lenten fasting, prayer and almsgiving. To that end, I'm happy to share my interview with Ken Kniepmann, author of the new book Lenten … [Read more...] about Lisa Hendey & Friends Podcast #02 – Ken Kniepmann: Lent Prep!
I was very honored to participate in a special project being shared this week by Catholic Relief Services' CRS Rice Bowl program. Their Stations of the Cross retreat features one-minute video reflections on each of the stations by Catholic leaders such as Fr. James Martin, Cardinal O’Malley, Bishop … [Read more...] about CRS Rice Bowl Stations a Beautiful Holy Week Retreat