The Word Among Us

February 2023 Issue

With Christ in a Place Called Golgotha

A New Book Gives Us Spiritual Tools This Lent

By: Liz Kelly

With Christ in a Place Called Golgotha: A New Book Gives Us Spiritual Tools This Lent by Liz Kelly

When I was a child, I loved the Gospel readings at Mass. To me, it seemed that Jesus and his apostles were always on an adventure.

Jesus was always rescuing someone, healing someone, or challenging someone. I would imagine myself as a part of that little band of disciples, traveling through Galilee, fishing in the great sea, sitting at Jesus’ feet, and helping those who were in need find their way through the crowds to the Messiah.

I have always had a strong imagination, and placing myself in the Gospel stories was one way that helped them to come alive. They helped...


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