From Ash Wednesday through Easter, Fr. Joseph A. Komonchak, a longtime Commonweal contributor, will be providing excerpts of his translations of the writing of St. Augustine. These reflections will appear daily on our Lenten Reflections 2015 page; please bookmark it for convenient viewing.
Rev. Joseph A. Komonchak, professor emeritus of the School of Theology and Religious Studies at the Catholic University of America, is a retired priest of the Archdiocese of New York.