This Lenten season, Michael Simone, S.J., will offer weekly reflections to help you prepare for Easter.

Michael R. Simone, S.J.
Michael R. Simone, S.J.

Michael R. Simone, S.J., is a Jesuit priest of the USA Midwest Province. After undergraduate studies at John Carroll University and graduate work at Weston Jesuit School of Theology, he attended Johns Hopkins University where he received a PhD in Northwest Semitics and Assyriology. He currently teaches Scripture at Boston College’s School of Theology and Ministry, and his research focuses on ritual and imagination in the religions of the ancient Near East. Fr. Simone is a former columnist for America Magazine and is currently a volunteer chaplain at MCI Cedar Junction.