Lent is our time of preparation.
During these 40 days, we ponder what it means to “give up, take up and lift up.” Using the spiritual practices of prayer, fasting and almsgiving, we deepen our relationship with Christ and discern where God is working in our lives.
New Resources for 2017
Stations of the Cross - We have new audio recordings of Bishop Libasci reciting the Stations of the Cross and a prayer guide that you can download to follow along.
How to Make a Good Confession Infographic - Includes illustrated steps on how to make a good confession and simple explanations of the Examination of Conscience and Act of Contrition. It's a great resource for parents to use with their children.
Take a Lenten Journey with us. Each Saturday during Lent, eNews subscribers will receive an e-mail with the weekly readings, reflections, and resources for observing Lent.
Lenten Litany on Fasting and Feasting - Read this litany for an interesting perspective on fasting and feasting. It may give you some ideas as you consider your Lenten choices.
Pope Francis' Message for Lent:
"The Word is a gift. Other persons are a gift."
Rite of Election - March 5th
Men of St. Joseph Mass & Breakfast - March 18th
Lenten Breakfast for Catholic Women - March 18th
Diocesan Day of Reconciliation - April 10th
Chrism Mass - April 11th