Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta

Lorraine V. Murray News & Columns
Lorraine V. Murray

“Battling my big, fat, selfish ego during Lent”


“What are you giving up for Lent?” was a playground question among my Catholic friends in elementary school. The answer—sweets—was predictable enough. Forgoing treats was a straightforward penance for little kids who didn’t struggle with adult issues like gambling, smoking, drinking—or lusting after some forbidden person. Unfortunately, for a chubby child who found solace in […] English