Monday before Ash Wednesday – Activity 1
Discuss Lent – a time to turn away from sin and to build up our relationship with God. It will be forty days long. Lent means spring time. What happens in the Spring?
Tuesday before Ash Wednesday – Activity 2
Discuss what will happen tomorrow on Ash Wednesday. Where do the ashes come from? The palm branches of last year’s Palm Sunday celebration are…
More great Lenten resources (the graphic alone is worth it!)
Originally posted on Family Formation:
What an exciting time to be part of the Church! There are so many great Lenten resources produced by other groups that we just had to bring a few of them to your attention:
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Shrove Tuesday from our friends at Novalis. See also links at textweek.com
Originally posted on Seeds of Faith:
On a day popularly known as Pancake Tuesday, it’s safe to assume what will be on the menu in many Catholic houses across the country today.
The Tuesday preceding the beginning of Lent is known by many names, all reflecting the great shift that occurs in our lives once Ash…
Quote to carry in your heart for the week. “For God alone my soul waits.” Psalm 62
March 2nd is the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time. “Jesus does not seem to be a person who worried a great deal. He lived his life on the principle of trusting his heavenly Father, and he tried to teach his followers to do the same. Jesus does not deny the reality of human needs, but forbids making them the object…
Deësis Mosaic from the Hagia Sofia in Istanbul
Ancient and Medieval Church History Timeline Timelines and links on Church History
Catholic Encyclopedia Comprehensive information is provided on Popes, Jesus, Mother Teresa, Saints, Easter, Christmas and the Bible, to name a number of topics. This is a great site to have students research various topics from, or to find information for yourself.…
Quote to carry in your heart for the week.
“The Lord is gracious.” Psalm 103
February 23rd is the 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time.“What a daunting challenge Jesus puts to us today. He tells us we must love and pray for people who not only don’t love us, but who wish us harm or even work against us. Is that even possible? Maybe there are one or two saints who could pull it off, but most of us would…