Show Notes for Wednesday, 2/17/2021

Welcome to Lent! On today’s show, Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell welcome art historian Liz Lev to discuss the station churches in Rome for Ash Wednesday, and Dr. Regis Martin to discuss the T.S. Eliot poem of the same name. Other guests include Fr. Philip-Michael Tangorra to discuss the significance of Lent being 40 days, Dr. Jim Schroeder on the benefits of detachment, and Gary Zimak to kick off our series on giving up worry for Lent. Plus news, weather, sports and a whole lot more...

Gary Zimak is online at followingthetruth.com.

Patti Armstrong writes at ncregister.com.

Dr. Regis Martin is online at Franciscan.edu.

Liz Lev, author of How Catholic Art Saved the Faith

Dr. Jim Schroeder is online at james-schroeder.com.

Fr. Philip-Michael Tangorra, author of Holiness and Living the Sacramental Life

Elizabeth Scalia is online at TheAnchoress.com.

Karlo Broussard is online at catholic.com.

Meg Deblase is online at cincinnatirighttolife.org.

Fr. Frank Donio is online at catholicapostolatecenter.org.

Mike Aquilina is online at fathersofthechurch.com.

Msgr Charles Pope is online at blog.adw.org.

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Psalm 51
R. Be merciful, O Lord, for we have sinned.

Have mercy on me, O God, in your goodness;
in the greatness of your compassion wipe out my offense.
Thoroughly wash me from my guilt
and of my sin cleanse me.
For I acknowledge my offense,
and my sin is before me always:
“Against you only have I sinned,
and done what is evil in your sight.”
A clean heart create for me, O God,
and a steadfast spirit renew within me.
Cast me not out from your presence,
and your Holy Spirit take not from me.
Give me back the joy of your salvation,
and a willing spirit sustain in me.
O Lord, open my lips,
and my mouth shall proclaim your praise.