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Save the Dates for a Lenten Mission at the Cathedral

Posted on January 19, 2023 in: Events, Lent

Save the Dates for a Lenten Mission at the Cathedral

Save the date(s) for the St. Patrick Cathedral Lenten Mission...

Manna in the Desert: Letting Love Rend Our Hearts

All are welcome to enjoy three evening conferences preached by Eucharistic Revival preacher Father Emmanuel Mansford, CFR on March 20, 21 and 22 at 6:30pm. Mission evenings will include opportunities for Adoration, Confession, personal prayer, and participation. Details will be forthcoming. 

Father Emmanuel Mansford, CFR, was born in London and served as a missionary with NET Ministries from 1995 to 1998. He joined the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal in September of 1998. He was ordained in 2007 and spent seven years at the Friars’ Mission in England. He has served as the Vocation Director for the friars. He currently resides at Saint Michael’s Friary in Paterson, New Jersey. As part of the Church's efforts in America, Father Emmanuel has been tasked to be one of the priests dedicated to preaching for the Eucharistic Revival. 

Looking for additional resources to help you prepare for Easter?
Bookmark the link below and visit it often as you observe the wonderful season of Lent!
NorwichDiocese.org/Lent

 

 


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Posted on February 23, 2024 in: Events, Around the Diocese

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Calendar of Events   SACRED HEART ON THE LAKE RETREAT CENTER UP-COMING LENT RETREAT DAYS   THREE LENTEN RETREAT DAY CHOICES  Saturday, February 24th; Saturday, March 2nd; Tuesday, March 5th  How do we turn away from sin and live the Gospel through the three traditional disciplines of Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving?   ALL OUR RETREAT DAYS are from 9:30am – 3:00pm. A complete write-up of all our retreat days and programs can be found  on our WEBSITE www/sacredheartonthelake.org SACRED HEART ON THE LAKE RETREAT CE...

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Posted on February 07, 2024 in: Lent

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What is Lent?
Lent is a 40 day season of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends at sundown on Holy Thursday. Here are a couple of videos that explain the season of Lent. It's a period of preparation to celebrate the Lord's Resurrection at Easter. During Lent, we seek the Lord in prayer by reading Sacred Scripture; we serve by giving alms, and we practice self-control through fasting. We are called not only to abstain from luxuries during Lent but to a true inner conversion of heart as we seek to follow Christ's ...

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Posted on February 17, 2024 in: Lent

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A Beautiful Act Of Contrition
Lent, a period of penitence and fasting, serves as an ideal time for the Sacrament of Reconcilliation due to its deep emphasis on introspection, repentance, and spiritual renewal. This season offers a profound opportunity to receive God's mercy, cleanse the soul, and renew one's relationship with God.    Lent calls us to return to God with all one's heart, making it a spiritually enriching experience that enhances the Lenten journey towards Easter's promise of redemption and new life.   A Beautiful Act of Contrition Fo...

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Let’s Fast!: Biblical Origins of Fasting

Posted on February 16, 2024 in: Lent

From archdioceseofhartford.org: In the first proper episode of this year’s ‘Lent with the Lord,’ Fr. Matt brings us the Biblical origins of fasting and why the act of fasting is such a meaningful gift that we can give to God.

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Resources to Help You on Your Lenten Journey

Posted on February 15, 2024 in: News, Lent

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Resources to Help You on Your Lenten Journey
During Lent, we prepare for the celebration of Christ’s resurrection through prayer and reflection. We contemplate the promised Second Coming of Jesus as Savior. And amid the flurry of preparations, we look for practical ways to observe the holiness of the season in our everyday lives. To help you with this preparation, we have gathered various Lent resources into one convenient online location. Here you will find several articles and videos about Lent, along with tools and links to help guide you in the understanding of this holy time.    ...

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Friday Lenten Meal Schedule

Posted on February 22, 2024 in: Lent

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Friday Lenten Meal Schedule
Fasting & abstinence Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence.   The norms of fasting are obligatory from age 18 until age 59. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal, as well as two smaller meals that together are not equal to a full meal.   The norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Catholic Church from age 14 onwards.   Churches offering Friday Lenten meals Are y...

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