Lenten Journey Journal: Wednesday, April 12th

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As my school is on break for Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Monday, this is the last Lenten Journey Journal of this year. See you again on Easter Tuesday!

Lenten Journey Journal: Monday, March 20th.

Since March 19th was on a Sunday this year, the Church celebrates St. Joseph’s Day on Monday, March 20th this year. We’re doubly blessed as the vernal equinox occurs at 6:28am EDT on Monday morning.

To celebrate and pray today with St. Joseph, please download and share these slides: PDF and Google Slides.

And for bonus learning, check out this quality (and brief) video about St. Joseph:

 

Church Calendar O’the Day: The Conversion of St. Paul the Apostle (25 Jan)

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It’s a special day on the calendar for the Paulist Fathers, so I share a beautiful prayer appearing on their Paulist Evangelical Ministries site.

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Church Calendar O’the Day: The Baptism of Jesus (Jan. 9th)

We end the Christmas Season today with The Baptism of Jesus. Please download and share this PDF.

Rather than create a Christmas Celebration Journal for today, I’ve included lyrics to two Christmas carols on the last slides of this presentation. Today is the last time liturgically we’ll sing these songs until December 24th!

The USCCB has designated January 8th to 24th “National Migration Week” To honor the start of it, I’m praying the special prayer for it, reproduced on this slide:

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Saint O’the Day: St. Lucy (Dec. 13th)

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And on this feast day, a special shout out to the awesome St. Lucy’s Parish in Syracuse, New York!

Today is the last day before our midterm exams and then Christmas Break. So this will be my final Saint O’the Day post until we return on January 3, 2017!

Saint O’the Day: St. Juan Diego (Dec. 9th)

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I particularly like this prayer found at the USCCB website.

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I’m using the beginning of my class tomorrow to show Pope Francis’ prayer intention for December 2016:

And I’ll support Pope Francis’ prayer by introducing my students to the statistics and the work down by this organization – War Child

Saint O’the Day: Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception (Dec. 8th)

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NOTE: I chose the dates and the location on the map, to reflect when and where this dogma was formally initiated.