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:

 

Lenten Journey Journal: Friday, March 17th

I’m sorry for not posting on Thursday the 16th, but I was out of school for the day.

For St. Patrick’s Day, please download and share these slides – PDF or Google Slides

And the Sisters of St. Joseph have their 100 Days of Prayer calendar posted for the remainder of March:

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Lectionary Gospel – Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time (February 26, 2017)

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Since I don’t seek to profit from these files, I don’t take the time to cite the source for each of the images found through a Google Search.

Ill have my students pray with this gospel on Monday and Tuesday. Starting on Ash Wednesday, I’ll have them pray with the Ash Wednesday gospel for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. In the next day or so, I’ll be posting that gospel here along with some devotional resources for Lent.

Lectionary Gospel: Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (February 19, 2017)

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Since I don’t seek to profit from these files, I don’t take the time to cite the source for each of the images found through a Google Search.

Lectionary Gospel: Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (February 5, 2017)

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

Please download and share this presentation – PDF

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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Prayer Numbers – Nine Days for Life and One Hundred Days of Prayer

As I wrap up this weekend, I share a few prayer intentions my classes and I will be praying with this coming week.

First, the USCCB offers many wonderful resources to pray over Nine Days for Life (21 Jan to 29 Jan). I put some pro-life prayer intentions in the slide deck for this week’s lectionary gospel. 

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Additionally, I found a thoughtful, “must-read” article on the U.S. Catholic blog which offers six numbers which pro-life Catholics should keep an eye on during the presidency of Donald Trump.

And, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange are publishing a calendar of the first 100 Days of President Trump with a prayer intention each day related to life and justice.

The slide above, which combines the prayer intention and the pro-life numbers, can be accessed in Monday’s Saint O’the Day and in each Saint O’the Day posting going forward.