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  • Fasting & Feasting: How to Celebrate Solemnities During Lent

    Sara and Justin Kraft - Mar 15, 2022
    Lent can seem long and dreary. However, the Church does not want us to experience it in this way and to this end offers us the opportunity to celebrate two great feasts in the midst of this penitential season. The Solemnity of St. Joseph (March 19) and the Solemnity of the Annunciation (March 25) stand as great celebrations and offer an oasis in the midst of Lent. 
  • 6 Ways to Prepare Children for Lent

    Jeannie Ewing - Feb 28, 2022
    Modern families struggle to find time to add anything into their schedules. I think the preparation for Lent should center around interior disposition rather than external behaviors. Even if you can incorporate one or two ways to grow in holiness as a family this Lenten season, it will bear fruit. Give God your meager offering, and He will multiply the graces you receive.
  • From Death to Life: The Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross

    Fr. Mike Liledahl - Sep 14, 2021
    By death Christ conquered death. The Cross is central to the Christian life, but why do we celebrate it in September? Fr. Michael reflects on the history and meaning of this great feast.
  • Living Life as a Pilgrim: An Attitude of Pilgrimage in Everyday Life

    Jeannie Ewing - Jul 22, 2021
    The concept of spiritual exile is akin to Christian life as a pilgrimage. For many, we vaguely accept the notion that we’re called to “carry our crosses,” but more often than not, this is merely a cliché we use to define our creed. In some ways, the concept of carrying a cross tailor-made for us becomes a way to identify our superiority, or even perceived martyrdom, rather than a path carved for us that radically transforms us.
  • The Paschal Mystery in the Context of the Passover

    Fr. Mike Liledahl - Mar 30, 2021
    As we celebrate the paschal mysteries this year, keep a sharp eye out for connections to the Jewish feast of the Passover, and as you do you’ll grow in a deeper appreciation not only for what Jesus was doing within the context of his time, but how God gradually prepared his people for the sacrificial offering of Jesus upon the cross on Good Friday.  The New Passover, the new deliverance, the new covenant.  
  • Grumbling in the Desert: 5 Tips to Not Complain During the Waiting

    Jeannie Ewing - Mar 9, 2021
    We tend to complain when we wait, because we do not see what God is doing in and around us. He often chooses to leave us blind to this work, because we must learn to grow in virtue, particularly patience and perseverance. Both can bear significant fruit in our interior lives if we allow them to unfurl during the trials of waiting for something to move, change, or happen.
  • 3 Lessons for Cultivating Obedience This Lent

    Sara and Justin Kraft - Mar 2, 2021
    Sara and Justin Kraft reflect on obedience as a virtue that promotes freedom and provide lessons on how to cultivate obedience during the season of Lent.
  • Why Penance? Removing Distraction to Focus on God

    Gillian Weyant - Feb 16, 2021
    “In acts of penance, we often will come away with a greater understanding of what in our everyday lives is taking our attention away from loving God as well as we can.” --Gillian Weyant  This week’s blog looks into the reason we take on acts of penance (alongside other spiritual practices) during the season of Lent and how to choose penance that is right for growth in your relationship with God.
  • 5 Bible Stories to Inspire You During Times of Trial

    Rachel Forton - Apr 7, 2020
    It is perhaps clearer now than at any point in our lifetime that we need God. We need a God who makes a way for us where there seems to be no way out. I hope that these five Biblical stories of our God’s providence will encourage your faith and trust in the only One who can truly provide for our every need.
  • How Being Pregnant During Lent Helped Me Focus on Christ

    Jeannie Ewing - Mar 24, 2020
    Some women sail through pregnancy without incident. For others, it is an extremely painful, arduous process from the beginning. I am of the latter variety. To date, four out of my five pregnancies have overlapped with the Lenten season. 
  • Take Some Time to Build More Silence into Your Day

    John Kubasak - Mar 17, 2020
    Perhaps now more than ever, we need to listen to the "still, small voice" of God through silence. Here are some practical ways you can bring prayerful silence into your life everyday:
  • How to Have a Great Lent (Even If You’re Really Dreading It)

    Fr. Mike Liledahl - Feb 25, 2020
    If the crowds at Ash Wednesday Masses tell us anything, it is that Lent is a powerful season for people; one that speaks to them on a level they might not even understand. But, some people don’t like Lent, they see it as a drag and a drudgery. With that in mind, here is my biggest suggestion to those people, and actually to everybody who will be entering Lent. Do it all, and keep doing it even when you fail at it.
  • Getting to Know Saint Catherine de Ricci, a Perfect Lenten Companion

    Kimberly Timmerman - Feb 20, 2020
    Perhaps lesser known among the saints, Saint Catherine de Ricci is a saint of greatness. Lent is the perfect time to take a look at her great example of sacrificial love and young leadership.
  • 7 Great Lenten Sacrifices for Modern Catholics

    Jeannie Ewing - Feb 18, 2020
    Creativity goes a long way, but we don’t have to stretch our minds to come up with the most unusual sacrifices. Here are seven simple but challenging suggestions for making Lent a more meaningful and prayerful experience this year – suggestions that might surprise you or at least make you think about what people in previous generations did not face. 
  • Reflect on these Beautiful Stations of the Cross

    Gillian Weyant - Apr 16, 2019
    The Stations of the Cross chronicles the events of Christ’s passion and death, beginning with His being condemned by Pontius Pilate and ending with Him being placed in the tomb after His death.  Let’s take a moment to reflect on each of these events, and consider what we can learn from each station.
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