Holy Week Ideas from the NCRegister

Posted by on Mar 27, 2012 in blog

Looking for ideas to kick up your Holy Week devotion? Enjoy this selection from the National Catholic Register, a service of EWTN. This article has so many great ideas–it reminds me of pinterest.com for your spiritual life! National Catholic Register on Making the Most of Holy Week Perhaps Lent 2012 went well for us, a profound time of confronting weaknesses out of love for the Lord. Or maybe it went rather poorly, and in fact was kind of forgotten in all the busyness...

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Meditation on the Holy Cross

Posted by on Mar 13, 2012 in blog

Happy third week of Lent.  Hopefully you are still holding strong to your Lenten sacrifices and promises.  As we prepare for Christ’s passion in a few short weeks, I would like to offer a meditation on the Holy Cross. Let’s go back to the beginning, to Genesis 2:16-17.  God commands Adam that he may eat of any tree in the Garden of Eden except of the tree of knowledge of good and evil.  Scripture of course only mentions two trees, the tree of knowledge and the tree of...

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Giving Up Attachments for Lent

Posted by on Mar 4, 2012 in blog

  As we begin the 2nd week of Lent, it is important to take time out to “check-in” with ourselves and our Lenten plan.  Whether we’ve decided to give up chocolate, Facebook, soft drinks, or decided to add a new devotion or spiritual component to our lives, the key to any Lenten sacrifice is to exercise our spiritual muscles!  Giving something up (or for that matter adding something new to our routine like daily Mass) offers us an opportunity to stretch and...

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