Lent

  • What to Give Up for Lent: Suggestions for Evangelizers

    As we enter the solemn season of Lent, marked by prayer, fasting, and almsgiving, we turn our hearts and minds toward deeper spiritual reflection and renewal. For those of us doing the work of evangelization, discipleship, and accompaniment in our lives and ministries, Lent offers a unique

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  • Prayer for Lent: 5 Ideas for Evangelizers

    As we enter the solemn season of Lent, marked by prayer, fasting, and almsgiving, we turn our hearts and minds toward deeper spiritual reflection and renewal. For those of us doing the work of evangelization, discipleship, and accompaniment in our lives and ministries, Lent offers a unique

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  • How to Evangelize on Ash Wednesday

    Evangelize on Ash Wednesday

    Evangelizing Answers to Every Catholic's Favorite Ash Wednesday Question

    We don't presume to have the right response for every situation, but there are a few suggestions below that might help give you a foundation whether the questioner is a stranger just trying to be helpful...

  • The Stations of the Cross

    The Stations of the Cross refers to the depiction of the final hours (or Passion) of Jesus, and the devotion commemorating the Passion.  

    All Catholic parishes have depictions of Christ’s Passion and death called the Stations of the Cross, The Way of the Crossor

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  • Observing Lent? Try a Team Approach

    Accompaniment and Lent

    The forty days of Lent can seem like a long time, especially if one is giving up a favorite food or video game. It's helpful to have a friend to keep us going. He or she can encourage us, challenge us, and pick us up if we falter. In

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  • Lent: A Journey of Encounter

    To build a culture of encounter, we must start from within ourselves, from our personal call to discipleship. God knows our true selves, desiring that we, too, discover the person God has called us to be. Through

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  • Growing Through Lent: Try Accompaniment

    How Accompaniment Can Help You Grow This Lent

    The forty days of Lent can seem like a long time, especially if one is giving up a favorite food or video game. It's helpful to have a friend to keep us going. He or she can encourage us, challenge us, and pick us

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  • Seven Holy Week Suggestions for Your Home

    Holy Week @home

    During Holy Week, the Church celebrates the mysteries of salvation accomplished by Christ in the last days of his earthly life, beginning with the triumphal entry into Jerusalem. For nearly 40 days, the Christian faithful have practiced the

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  • Holy Week with Dante

    I have been wanting to read Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy for some time, but have always been too busy to begin. However, after learning of ...

  • Palm Branches: An Opportunity to Bring Faith Home

    A Simple Ritual for the Home

    “On this day the Church celebrates Christ’s entrance into Jerusalem to accomplish his paschal mystery” (Roman Missal).

    “Entrance” is the key to understanding the liturgy of Passion (Palm) Sunday. We enter into Jerusalem

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