Family Lent Ideas
The short prayer which Jesus taught St. Faustina for the veneration of His Mercy at the hour of His death: "As often as you hear the clock strike the third hour immerse yourself completely in My mercy, adoring and glorifying it, invoke it's omnipotence for the whole world, and particularly for poor sinners, for at that moment mercy was opened wide for every soul" (Diary of St. Faustina, 1572).
A few simple ideas to prepare your family's heart spiritually for the Easter. Good for Holy Week, especially Good Friday.
A guide to the traditional Passover meal - some Catholics have adopted the tradition of a Seder meal during Holy Week
In the 15th Century, a 23 year-old sculpted the now famous Pieta, located in St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Young Michelangelo presented a timeless example that exhibits near perfection – a divine work of art -- one that has not been replicated since. Joseph Studio collection, 10”H. #CatholicCompany
Crafted to resemble the crown placed on the head of Jesus, this real crown of thorns is a symbol of courage in the face of suffering. Display as a reminder to offer up personal sacrifices, or to serve as an instructional tool for home or classroom.