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The Correct Thing for Holy Week Beginning Of Lent, Holy Thursday, Holy Week, Deep Thoughts, Holi, Advice

The Correct Thing for Holy Week

Perhaps you remember at the beginning of Lent, I posted a section from a late 19th-century book called The Correct Thing for Catholics. Somewhat dated, of course, but still, if you think about it,…

Calendar matters Bible Story Book, Bible Stories, Our Lady Of Sorrows, Palm Sunday, Holy Week, Lent, My Books, Religion, Calendar

Calendar matters

We’re about to begin Holy Week… Make sure you do the…correct thing! Today, on the traditional calendar, it’s the commemoration of Our Lady of Sorrows. Our Cathedral r…

Lent Varia Beginning Of Lent, Book Of Saints, Saturday Sabbath, Liturgical Seasons, Bible Mapping, Some Image, Bible Stories, Catholic, Verses

Lent Varia

Here are some images from beginning-of-Lent related material from a couple of my books. The entry on “Ashes” from The Loyola Kids Book of Catholic Signs and Symbols. The …

A pilgrimage to Palestine, Egypt and Syria by de Geramb Ash Wednesday, 12 Year Old, Previous Year, Palestine, Lent, Pilgrimage, Thing 1 Thing 2, Syria, Caricature

Ash Wednesday in the Desert…and for 12-year olds.

From previous years, but still worth a read! How did I happen up on this? In the usual, wandering way. I went to archive.org and typed in “ash wednesday” in the search box, and after wa…

What Dorothy Day wants you to know about fasting Dorothy Day, Our Lady Of Lourdes, Ash Wednesday, Spiritual Disciplines, Catholic Religion, Father Quotes, Old Testament, Blessed Mother, Lent

What Dorothy Day wants you to know about fasting

Let’s jump a few centuries, shall we? This is from Day’s regular column “On Pilgrimage.” She writes on February 11 – that year both the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes a…

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Quinquagesima

Me: Yes, yes. This is mostly a “reprint.” But I adjusted the readings references to be current. And it’s only half of the original post. You can find the rest here. I̵…

Fasting advice from Francis de Sales Whole Heart, Lenten, Slogan, Psalms, Catholic, It Works, Self, Advice, Faith

Best Lent Ever….or LAST Lent?

I was sitting here, indulging in my annual annoyance at Lent-as-Marketing-Tool, thinking about what to say about it when I realized…hey! I’ve already said it! So here’s a bit of …

Cain & Abel Cain And Abel, Retelling, Bible Stories, Lent, This Book, Amp, Posts, Blog, Kids

Cain & Abel

Our first readings at daily Mass continue from Genesis. Today it’s Cain and Abel. Here’s my retelling from The Loyola Kids Book of Bible Stories. Remember: the stories are arranged acco…

Ash Wednesday – in the desert… and for olds. Ash Wednesday, 12 Year Old, Lent, Deserts, Lenten Season, Desserts, Dessert

Ash Wednesday – in the desert… and for 12-year olds.

The following is a compilation of two posts from last year. For more, er, original content today, go here. How did I happen up on this? In the usual, wandering way. I went to archive.org and typed…

 Augustine on Lent by Amy Welborn Augustine Of Hippo, Reading Resources, Lent, Want You, Breathe, Mindfulness, Faith, Let It Be, Amy

What St. Augustine wants you to know about fasting

(As with all the graphics I create – although not with my personal photos! – feel free to copy, share and use as you wish.) A few of St. Augustine’s sermons on Lent have come down…

 Robert Bellarmine - The Art of Dying Well Saint Robert, Blessed Are Those, Catholic Quotes, Religious Education, Catholic Saints, In The Flesh, Holy Spirit, Gods Love, Psalms

What St. Robert Bellarmine wants you to know about fasting

St. Robert Bellarmine on fasting

Fasting advice from Francis de Sales Whole Heart, Lenten, Slogan, Psalms, Catholic, It Works, Self, Advice, Faith

What St. Francis de Sales wants you to know about fasting

(This is a repeat, but worth a revisit. Feel free to use the image at the bottom of the post.) (Welcome new visitors – check out a new posts with some more Vintage Catholic thoughts on fastin…