thoughtsharing* by Caterina Baffa, ’17

I haven’t watched a youtube video or gone on Buzzfeed since Wednesday, February 10th.

Every spring, Catholics across the globe celebrate a Church season called Lent. “Lent” means spring; just as spring represents rebirth and new life, Lent is the season which prepares people for the new life to come at Easter. Many people abstain from a particular food, practice, or item for the forty days of Lent in recognition of this preparatory season.

This year, just I have the past few years, I have abstained from going on the internet for fun. Now, of course I can check my email for important messages and go online for school work and the like, but there are no more hours of scrolling through interesting stories and videos just for the sake of it. Continue reading “a modern lenten tradition”