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We Began Our Lenten Journey

March 2019
Return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, weeping and mourning; Rend your hearts, not your garments, and return to the Lord, your God.   Joel 2:12 WE BEGAN OUR LENTEN JOURNEY on Ash Wednesday, March 6.  This is our solemn fast, a time when we enhance our spiritual life with prayer, fasting and almsgiving and…
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Lenten Blessing of Books

March 2019
On Ash Wednesday, we celebrate a ritual of blessing of books for spiritual reading during the Holy Season of Lent.  We recognize our need for wisdom and a repentant heart to experience the joy of spiritual desire for union with the Risen Christ.  We ask God that Saints Benedict and Scholastica intercede for us to…
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