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Lent is a time of prayer and renewal and an opportunity to refocus relationships with God that lead us to the Easter Sunday celebration of our risen Christ. This year, Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 14, and continues through Holy Saturday, March 30, with Easter Sunday on March 31. We have provided a resource page with links to material, prayers and reflections to guide you through this Lenten season.  


University of Notre Dame Faith ND 
Journey Through Lent with Art

The University of Notre Dame's Faith ND website offers  "Journey through Lent with Art."  These Lenten reflections are accompanied with a visual art piece for meditation. You may listen to the audio versions of the reflections or read them as well.  

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) 
Lenten Calendar

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) website offers daily prayer reflections  and ideas and suggestions on having a more fulfilling Lenten season. 

Below are some Prayers and Reflections for you to download this Lenten season:

A reading from the book of the prophet Joel: "Even now," says the Lord, "return to me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning; rend your hearts and not your clothing".

Download Prayer One

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; According to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquity, And cleanse me from my sin.

Download Prayer Two

Dear Lord Jesus, by Your Passion and Resurrection You brought life to the world. But the glory of the Resurrection came only after the sufferings of the Passion.

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Dear Lord, in this Lenten season we come to you in prayer. You know the deepest prayers of our hearts before we frame them in words.

Download the 'Together with God Prayer'

Where can the weak find a place of firm security and peace, except in the wounds of the Savior? Indeed, the more secure is my place there the more he can do to help me.

Download the 'Sacred Wounds of Christ' presentation


Stations of the Cross: Ecological Way of the Cross

During the Stations of the Cross, we retrace Christ's steps by enacting the biblical record of his Passion, with each station commemorating a stage in Christ's journey to crucifixion. The Eco-logical Way of the Cross puts the suffering of Christ's Passion in our time by relating it to the suf-fering of the earth and the poor.

Way of the Cross Prayer
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Leader: We adore you, O Christ, and we praise you.
ALL: Because by your holy cross you have redeemed the world.
Leader: Jesus replied, "Amen, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." (Lk 23:43)
ALL: God the Father delivered us from the power of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son, in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. (Col 1:13-14)


Way of the Cross Prayer (Take up Your Cross)
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Leader: Let us walk the Way of the Cross in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
ALL: Amen.
Leader: We adore you, O Christ, and we praise you
ALL: Because by your holy Cross you have redeemed the world.


Way of the Cross Prayer (The Way of the Cross in Simple Form)
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Lord Jesus Christ, we give you praise and thanks for your Passover from death to life. As we carry about in our human existence your death on the cross, so may your life also be manifested in our whole being. For we, who are constantly being given up to death your sake, believe that your life will be always displayed in our mortal flesh both now and for ever.

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