Duhawk Digest | Observing Lent 2021

Stacia McDermott (’03), director of spiritual life, and Hannah Eby, coordinator of peace, justice and , share insights into the theme behind the 2021 Lenten observance, “Anchoring in Lent.” They also share details of the events planned on campus and how students are leaning on their faith as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact daily life.

You can find a full list of Lenten events here. You will also find a gallery of photos from the Ash Wednesday prayer service here.

About Loras College
Founded in 1839, Loras College leverages its historic roots as Iowa’s first college, the second oldest Catholic college west of the Mississippi River and one of the nation’s 10 diocesan colleges to deliver challenging, life-changing experiences as part of its residential, Catholic setting. In 2020, Loras was ranked the 16th Best Regional College in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report and one of America’s Top 200 Most Loved Colleges/Universities by Forbes Magazine for the fourth consecutive year. Loras students ranked No. 2 in the world as part of the global Peeptrade Investment Challenge while a second group ranked No. 4. For the 12th consecutive year, Loras Media Studies student-led television station (LCTV) was named the TV Station of the Year by the Iowa College Media Association (ICMA).