Lent 2018: Repent, Listen and Love

Lent: Pray - Fast - GiveWelcome to Lent 2018! You're invited to a Lenten journey of renewal -- Give yourself the gift of space and time to receive God's mercy and love! The season of Lent invites us to take time to examine our lives and listen to the Spirit; to use the time-revered tools of prayer, fasting and almsgiving; and to make the changes needed to live in the full" ness of God's love as the body of Christ for the world. Support your journey by taking advantage of some of the opportunities available. Pick up a black book for daily reflection or use the online suggestions for "Perfectly Yourself' at Dynamic Catholic and see where the Spirit leads.

  • "God " speaks in the silence of the heart. Listening is the beginning of prayer." -Mother Teresa
  • The fruit of silence is prayer…The fruit of prayer is faith…The fruit of faith is love…The fruit of love is service…The fruit of service is peace. -Mother Teresa

LENT OFFERINGS

  • Lenten Speakers:
    • The Passion according to John: Fr. Eugene Hensell, OSB, Wednesday February 28, 2018, 6:00 - 8:15 PM
    • Catholic Relief Services: Mark Bouchard, Wednesday March 14, 2018, 6:00 PM
    • Lent Practices: Fr. Ron Knott, Sunday March 18, 2018, 7:00 PM (sponsored by Men of Epiphany)
  • 40 Hours Eucharistic Adoration:
    • Sunday, 4:30 PM, March 18, 2018 – Tuesday, 8:30 AM, March 20, 2018 - watch for sign ups
  • Communal Reconciliation
    • Regional, at St. Bernadette, Tuesday March 13, 2018, 6:30 PM
    • Epiphany, Wednesday March 21, 2018, 2:00 PM
  • Individual Reconciliation: Saturdays, February, 24, March 10 & 24, 4:00 PM, Chapel

DAILY PRAYER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Rosary Prayer: Mondays at 5:00 PM,
  • Weekday Mass: Tuesday through Friday, 8:30 AM, Worship Center
  • Centering Prayer: Tuesdays (Section J) and Fridays (library) at 9: 15 AM
  • Eucharistic Adoration on Fridays 11:30 AM - 12:45PM, in the Chapel.
  • Taizé Contemplative Prayer: Fridays, 6:50 - 7:25 AM, Worship Center
  • Make a weekday visit - Our Chapel and Worship Space are available Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Labyrinth: This traditional walking prayer is available on the grounds whenever weather suits you.

GIVING: LOVE IN ACTION

  • Catholic Relief Services RICE BOWL: Pick up a Rice Bowl and give to the needy locally, nationally and internationally.
  • CRS Mother & Infant Program: Contribute goods needed March 17& 18, 2018 - watch the bulletin for details.

"The language God best hears is silent love." -John of the Cross