Lent is here!

Take the time this Lent for holy reading. We recommend these short and easy-to-read books for your Lenten reflection and prayer. They are even better when shared with friends, family, or a faith-sharing group. Lent 2020: A Call to Newness “Use the eyes God gave you.” This short booklet makes seeing a way to reflectContinue reading “Lent is here!”

Ash Wednesday Prayer Service

Ash Wednesday is this week, February 26. We have prepared an Ash Wednesday prayer service for those of you who cannot make it to church or who would like to celebrate with the homebound or those in nursing homes. If you have a little bit of palm from last Palm Sunday, burn it to makeContinue reading “Ash Wednesday Prayer Service”

Ash Wednesday is February 26th

Are you looking for a way to make this Lent transforming? Let the gospel lead you to Easter newness. Sunday by Sunday makes reflecting on the Sunday gospels easy. You can receive all eight issues in our Lent unit for just $4.00 a person. Gather a group of friends or fellow parishioners to reflect together.Continue reading “Ash Wednesday is February 26th”

NEW! The gospels of Lent in art and prayer

“Use the eyes God gave you.” Lent 2020 makes seeing a way to reflect on the Sunday gospels of Lent. Art works magic. Places the seer in the gospel scenes. Pulls scattered thoughts into focus. Try it. View a sample page.

 Engage the questions, prayers, and practices. Even better, interest friends and neighbors in keeping Lent in thisContinue reading “NEW! The gospels of Lent in art and prayer”

Check out our Lent Resources!

Don’t let Lent 2020 go by without enriching the faith life of your parish, your friends, and yourself. Visit our Lent Resources page to check out FREE material ranging prayers to daily activities and practices that you and your family can do throughout the season. Retreats and Easter activities will be added soon!

Take time in Lent for holy reading

Reading spiritual books is a long tradition among Catholics, especially during Lent. We recommend these short and easy-to-read books for your Lenten reflection and prayer. Each of them is even better when you share it with friends, family, or a faith-sharing group. Holy Women of the Gospel
 These two books bring forward the stories of the women Jesus knew. ReadContinue reading “Take time in Lent for holy reading”

What’s more Catholic than fish dinners?

Did you know the fish is an ancient Christian symbol? The word for fish in Greek is ichtus, pronounced ick-toose. The word fish in Greek letters look like: The first Christians, who were sometimes persecuted for their faith in Jesus, made an acrostic out of this word. In an acrostic, each letter is the first letterContinue reading “What’s more Catholic than fish dinners?”

Ash Wednesday

“So let us be marked not for sorrow. And let us be marked not for shame. Let us be marked not for false humility 
or for thinking we are less than we are but for claiming what God can do within the dust, within the dirt, within the stuff of which the world is made,Continue reading “Ash Wednesday”

Ash Wednesday Prayer Service

Ash Wednesday is next week, March 6. We have prepared an Ash Wednesday prayer service for those of you who cannot make it to church or who would like to celebrate with the homebound or those in nursing homes. If you have a little bit of palm from last Palm Sunday, burn it to makeContinue reading “Ash Wednesday Prayer Service”

Ash Wednesday is a week away.

During the 40 days of Lent, you can create a resurrection cross. Simply download and print the cross on this page. It comes with 40-plus activity suggestions that will ready you for the great feast of Easter. The cross is an ideal family project. Forward this post to your friends with our blessing. May thisContinue reading “Ash Wednesday is a week away.”