great thoughts on what the true meaning of Ash Wednesday is

Catholic Holy Days of Obligation

Catholic Company blog post: the 15 Promises of Mary to Christians Who Pray the Rosary

Your Guide To A Catholic Lent. multiple downloads and resources to use in your programs.

He needs our prayers...

Prayerful boy at roadside crucifix shrine. So precious. "Where do we traditional Catholics have to go to lay down our heads and rest awhile? Jesus is waiting for us and gives us great consolation with His words: 'Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, do I give unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, nor let it be afraid' -John 14:27," from Fr. Carota.

John 14:2 In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.

you don't have to be catholic to see the beauty in this

How to pray the rosary

St. Teresa of Avila

The 7 Pillars of Catholic Spirituality: Confession, Contemplation, The Mass, The Scriptures, Fasting, Spiritual Reading, The Rosary Matthew Kelly (Youtube)

Suggested things to GIVE and GIVE UP during Lent

40 Notes in 40 Days for Lent

Lent Preparation for Children- Are You Ready? This website also has great spiritual formation resources for kids - loved their Christmas suggestions.

This is what happens EVERY time the Mass is said. LOVE (Christ) comes down for us so that we can regain our strength in Him. The next time you go to Mass, envision this image and pray for the grace to truly believe in the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist.

Download a Prayer for Lenten Grace and use it in your home or parish to prepare for and to celebrate Lent.

Bless

The Litany of Humility. Good prayer to do during lent. A season to remind us of what is truly important

Today we celebrate the Feast of Blessed Mother Teresa. Check out some of our favorite Mother Teresa quotes! #Catholic

amen

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