Online Resources for Lent
March 2014 Newsletter


Featured Article

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). 

 To read the message, click here.

Featured Free Online Lenten Retreat

Loyola Press

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. 

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Creighton University

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

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Featured Online Resources

For more resources for Lent and Easter, click here. 

Featured Resource

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.

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Featured Prayer

A Lenten Prayer

Look with favor, Lord
on your household.

Grant that,
through our flesh be humbled
by abstinence from food,
our souls, hungering after you,
may be resplendent in your sight.

--Pope Pius V

For a printable version of this prayer, click here.

View other prayers.

Monthly Reflection

"By having reverence for life, we enter into a spiritual relation with the world. By practicing reverence for life, we become go"

-Albert Schweitzer

More reflections can be found in the book, Creating Privileged Moments.

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Conference Highlights

Graduate Deans
Creighton University, March 13-15, 2014.
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Facilities, Public Safety, and Sustainability
Regis University, April 6-9, 2014
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Finance Officers
University of Detroit Mercy, April 23-25, 2014
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View schedule for all conferences.


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