Lent and Easter

Holy Week and the Sacred Triduum schedule at the St. Anthony Shrine

Lent and Easter

Triduum at the National Shrine of St. Anthony of Padua Passion (Palm) Sunday – March 25th 10:00 AM – Blessing of Palm & Procession/Mass Holy Week Monday – March 26th 7:30…

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Lenten practices in Berkley, Michigan

Lent and Easter, Missions

“Lent is like a laboratory for us,” says Br. Al Mascia. Parents as pupils Twice a month when Sunday Mass ends, about 60 people follow Br. Al Mascia across the street from Our Lady of La Salette Church in…

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Hispanic Lenten practices

Lent and Easter

The Living the Eucharist program aims to help parishioners deepen their faith. Hispanic tradition According to a survey of ethnic groups in America, “Hispanics are most likely to embrace the idea of sacrifice or giving something up” for Lent,…

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Lenten practices in Africa

Lent and Easter, Missions

Br. Tim Lamb, third from right, top row, with some of the young friars in East Africa Personal Giving Last year Br. Tim Lamb asked young African friars in Nairobi, Kenya, what they wanted to do for Lent. In…

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Lenten practices in Jamaica

Lent and Easter, Missions

Pastor Jim Bok at Mary, Gate of Heaven in Jamaica Mending society Since just 4% of Jamaicans are Catholic, “I am always baffled by the fact that Ash Wednesday is a national holiday,” says Pastor Jim Bok of Mary,…

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Navajo Lenten practices

Lent and Easter, Missions

Fr. Blane Grein with parishioners in Chinle, from 2012 The Navajo Way Aside from Christmas and Easter, “Ash Wednesday was always the best attended service of the year,” according to Fr. Blane Grein, former pastor of Our Lady of…

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Lenten practices in high school

Lent and Easter, Missions

Fr. Roger Lopez teaches at Roger Bacon High School Teaching Lent This year, students in Theology classes at Roger Bacon will have a hard time escaping their Lenten resolutions. They’re as close as the screen on their iPad. They…

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Oops! St. Anthony found our lost page.

Jesus, Lent and Easter, News, Newsletter, Prayer, Saint Anthony

Page found! ~ Our Lent with Saint Anthony pocket booklet is perfect in many ways, but we recently discovered that it is missing a page. The page with the prayers and reflections for February 24, also known as the…

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Lent with the Franciscans

Jesus, Lent and Easter, Newsletter, Prayer, Saint Francis

Lent Preparations with Roger Lopez, OFM from Franciscan Media on Vimeo. Franciscan Media and the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land have online resources for your best Lent ever. ~ Franciscan Media, our publishing ministry,…

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Free pocket-size Lent with St. Anthony prayer book

Jesus, Lent and Easter, Newsletter, Prayer, Saint Anthony

Ash Wednesday is on Valentine’s day, February 14 ~ We are pleased to offer you the 2018 pocket book, Lent with St. Anthony by Fr. Pat McCloskey, OFM.  It includes prayers and reflections that we hope will assist you on your…

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