The Hope of Lent: Daily Reflections from Pope Francis gathers the wisdom of Pope Francis for each day of the Lenten season. Offering inspiring quotes from Pope Francis, insightful commentary, and questions and challenges designed to encourage readers to bring the Word to life, this book is for anyone looking for ways to make the pope's message and his commitment to Gospel living part of their daily life during the transformative season of Lent. Paperback 176 pp
Diane M. Houdek is a professed Secular Franciscan with a bachelors degree in English and history from Marquette University and a masters degree in English literature from Northwestern University. She is the digital book editor for Franciscan Media and past editor of Weekday Homily Helps and Bringing Home the Word.