Online Resources for Lent
March 2014 Newsletter
Pope Francis' message for Lent 2014
As Lent draws near, I would like to offer some helpful thoughts on our path of conversion as individuals and as a community. These insights are inspired by the words of Saint Paul: "For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that by his poverty you might become rich" (2 Cor 8:9).
Featured Free Online Lenten Retreat
This series provides an adapted version of the Spiritual Exercises. Materials are modified from the longer retreat in The Ignatian Adventure by Kevin O?Brien, SJ.
This Lenten Online Retreat is taken from the 34 week Online Retreat on the Online Ministries web site. It is abbreviated to be used during the Lenten Season
Featured Online Resources
- Lenten Carbon Fast
Click here to view the 40-day Carbon Fast.
- Lent Resources
Click here for Lenten prayer cards.
- Multi-Faith Calendar of Religious Holy Days
Click here for a Calendar of Religious Holy Days and Observances.
- Dorthy Day Center for Faith and Justice Lenten Blog
Click here for the CFJ Lenten Blog
For more resources for Lent and Easter, click here.
Creating Privileged Moments
With photographs by Xavier University 2008 International Photo Contest finalists and reflections and quotes by the Division of Mission & Identity of Xavier University, Privileged Moments, is a daily guide for self-reflection, awareness and contemplation.
A Lenten Prayer
Look with favor, Lord
on your household.
through our flesh be humbled
by abstinence from food,
our souls, hungering after you,
may be resplendent in your sight.
--Pope Pius V
"By having reverence for life, we enter into a spiritual relation with the world. By practicing reverence for life, we become go"
More reflections can be found in the book, Creating Privileged Moments.
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