Dive deeper into Lent 2023 through the three pillars: Prayer, Fasting, and Almsgiving. See the resources at the bottom of this page for more.
- Fasting Guidelines
- Fasting Can Change You Forever: Fr Mike Schmitz
- Fast from a social media app one day a week
- Abstain from meat on Fridays
- Donate to the parish
- Archdiocesan Truth & Reconciliation Fund
- Food Donations (can be dropped off in the church entrance)
- Give blood
- Go through your closet and give away clothes you no longer wear
A family event to bring you deeper into Holy Week. Step back in time and follow Jesus’ footsteps through the week leading up to his death and resurrection. Along the path, you’ll encounter people who’ve met Jesus and become part of an incredible Holy Week experience!
Worship for your prayer times
Hallow – Hallow is a beautiful app that helps users develop an active and fruitful prayer life. It offers an incredible amount of resources, including Lectio Divina, daily reflections (ft Jonathon Roumie who plays Jesus in the Chosen), novenas, sacred music, and much more! It also offers its special #Pray 40 Lenten challenge, a daily prayer challenge that brings you through the Imitation of Christ. And did we mention it’s offered in multiple languages, including Filipino, Spanish, Portuguese, and Polish?
The app requires a subscription, but you can get a month-long free trial to see if it suits you.
Laudate – Laudate is a free app that offers Catholic resources in a variety of languages. Notably, it has the Liturgy of the Hours, the Stations of the Cross, a guide for confession, and daily mass readings. It’s a great app to have on-the-go in your daily life.
The Chosen – The Chosen tv series is an incredible way to experience the Gospels. Currently in its third season, the Chosen follows Jesus and apostles through scripture, bringing them to life in a powerful and engaging way. Each of the episodes are available for free on the Angel Studios app, and the first season is on Netflix.
Ascension Presents – This YouTube channel offers an abundance of high-quality videos on the Catholic faith. If you’ve ever seen a Fr. Mike Schmitz video before, this is where it comes from. If you’re looking for any topic, like how to say I love you to God or why be Catholic and not just Christian, you’re almost guaranteed to find a video addressing it here! It also offers fantastic weekly homilies from Fr. Mike.