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America StaffFebruary 16, 2021
A woman wearing a protective mask prays during Mass at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Amman, Jordan, Dec. 6, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Muhammad Hamed, Reuters)

Journey through Lent with America’s editors as they reflect on scripture, prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Beginning on Ash Wednesday with a reflection from James Martin, S.J., these short, timely reflections are designed to accompany our readers through this unusual and challenging spiritual period.

New written reflections will be published each week at americamagazine.org/lent2021. You can also sign up for America’s daily newsletter to receive the written versions every day in your inbox.

We’ve also adapted these reflections for audio! Hear each writer speak candidly about their reflections on “The Word” podcast. We’ll also share all-new Lenten episodes of "Imagine: A Guide to Jesuit Prayer," an immersive podcast hosted by Tucker Redding, S.J.

Subscribe to “The Word” on Apple, Spotify, Google, americamagazine.org/podcasts or your favorite podcast player and never miss a reflection.

You can find all of the reflections, alongside other Lenten resources, collected in one place here.

You’re not alone this Lent. Immerse yourself in these short meditations in print and audio from America Media.

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