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Celebrate Lent: Virtual Opportunities for All

02/19/2021 

Lent Begins

A time to reflect and prepare for the celebration of Easter Sunday.

 

Throughout the next few weeks, we will be sharing a variety of opportunities you can celebrate Lent with us from the comfort of your home.

 

A Lenten Message from His Holiness, Pope Francis

“During this season of conversion, let us renew our faith, draw from the “living water” of hope, and receive with open hearts the love of God, who makes us brothers and sisters in Christ.”

Click here to download a Lenten message from His Holiness, Pope Francis.

 

A Lenten Reflection from Msgr. Vernon Gardin, ChM

“Let’s all look at Lent as an opportunity, a time of grace to grow closer to Christ.” Click here to read Missouri Area Chaplain Msgr. Gardin’s Lenten reflection for members. 

 

Lenten Recollection on the 3 Pillars of Lent | Watch Now 

The Connecticut – SWN Area hosted its annual Lenten Recollection on Tuesday, February 23rd on Zoom. Deacon Patrick Toole, a candidate in the Connecticut Area for Deacon Deputy Chaplain, led this engaging recollection and discussion on the three pillars of Lent. Click here to watch this recorded event. 

 

Live Weekly Rosaries | Sunday Evenings at 7 PM ET

The American Association’s weekly Rosary on Zoom will continue throughout Lent with the Sorrowful Mysteries. Click here to log in as a member for information on how to participate in this weekly event.

 

Journey to Jerusalem: A Series of Lenten Reflections | Wednesday Evenings at 7:30 PM ET

New Jersey Area Chaplains will be hosting the “Journey to Jerusalem: A Series of Lenten Reflections for 2021” on Wednesday evenings at 7:30 PM ET. Please see below for the complete schedule of reflections and call information.

Please dial 1-800-442-5794 and enter passcode 656886# to listen live to this reflection series. Each reflection will be recorded.

February 24th: Frá Richard J. Wolff, Knight of Justice. Member of the Board of Councillors, American Association.

March 3rd: Rev. Owen B. Moran, Magistral Chaplain, Pastor, Church of Saint Luke, Long Valley, NJ.

March 10th: Rev. Msgr. William J. Fadrowski, Magistral Chaplain, Retired Priest, Archdiocese of Newark.

March 24th: Rev. Msgr. Sylvester J Cronin, Magistral Chaplain, Pastor, Church of St. James, Basking Ridge, NJ.

 

Dinner Party with the Saints | March 3rd at 7 PM ET 

The Boston Area invites all members to “Dinner Party with the Saints”, a short Lenten prayer service followed by an interactive online conversation with Woodeene Koenig-Bricker, a well-known Catholic author and editor who has written extensively about spirituality and family for a variety of publications. She has published nearly a dozen books, and is the author of the newly published book, Dinner Party with the Saints. Click here to register for this event. 

 

Good Friday Stations of the Cross | Friday, April 2nd

To celebrate Good Friday, the crucifixion of Jesus, American Association members are invited to gather together online for a virtual Stations of the Cross with Rev. Robert Dunn, ChM. Please save the date. We will share information regarding how to participate in this event soon.

Daily Masses & Stations of the Cross | Weekdays 8 AM ET & Friday 7 PM ET

Christ the King Church in the Eastern Connecticut Area will be hosting livestreamed Masses on weekdays at 8 AM, with an hour of Eucharistic Adoration beginning at 6:30 AM, and Stations of the Cross on Friday evenings at 7 PM on Zoom. Click here for more information.

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