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Lent, Holy Week, Easter & Divine Mercy Sunday

 

St. Vincent Ferrer – Sermon for the First Sunday of Lent [Ecumenical]
Pope describes ‘Lenten road’ that leads to renewal
St. Andrew of Crete, Great Canon of Repentance – Tuesday’s portion (Orthodox/Latin
Caucus)

The Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete (Monday’s portion) [Orth/Cath Caucus]
Penance and Reparation: A Lenten Meditation(Catholic/Orthodox Caucus)
For Lent – Top 10 Bible Verses on Penance
Cana Sunday: Entrance into Great Lent
2011 Catechetical Homily on the opening of Holy and Great Lent

8 Ways to Pray During Lent [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]
Baptists, Lent, and the Reformation Rummage Sale
So What Shall We Do during These Forty Days of Lent? [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]
Lenten Traditions (Catholic Caucus)
Are You Scrupulous? A Lenten Homily by John Cardinal O’Connor

Blow the Trumpet! Call the Assembly! The Blessings of Fasting
Lenten ,Challenges
Lent and the Catholic Business Professional (Interview)
Temptations Correspond to Our Vulnerabilities: Biblical Reflection for 1st Sunday of Lent
A Lenten “Weight” Loss Program
On the Lenten Season

Lent 2010: Pierce Thou My Heart, Love Crucified [Catholic Caucus]
US seminarians begin Lenten pilgrimage to Rome’s ancient churches
Conversion “is going against the current” of an “illusory way of
life”[Pope Benedict XVI for Lent]

vanity] Hope you all make a good Lent [Catholic Caucus]

Lent — Easter 2010, Reflections, Prayer, Actions Day by Day
Stational Churches (Virtually visit one each day and pray)
40 Ways to Get the Most Out of Lent!
What to Give Up (for Lent)? The List
On the Spiritual Advantages of Fasting [Pope Clement XIII]
Christ’s temptation and ours (Reflection for the First Sunday of Lent)

Pope Benedict XVI Message for Lent 2010 (Feb 15 = Ash Monday & Feb 17 = Ash
Wednesday)

Whatever happened to (Lenten) obligations? [Prayer, Fasting, Almsgiving]Archbishop John Vlazny
Vatican Presents Lenten Website: LENT 2009
A Scriptural Way of the Cross with Meditations by Saint Alphonsus Liguori (Lenten
Prayer/Devotional)

Prayer, Fasting and Mercy by St. Peter Chrysologus, Early Church Father [Catholic
Caucus]

History of Lent (Did the Church always have this time before Easter?)
Beginning of Lent
Lent (Catholic Encyclopedia – Caucus Thread)
At Lent, let us pray for the Pope (Muslim converts ask us to pray for the pope)
Daily Lenten Reflections 2009
LENTEN STATIONS [Stational Churches for Lent] (Catholic Caucus)

40 Days for Life campaign is now under way (February 25 – April 5]
This Lent, live as if Jesus Christ is indeed Lord of your life
Reconciliation, forgiveness, hope – and Lent
Intro to Fast and Abstinence 101

Lent: Why the Christian Must Deny Himself (with Scriptural references)
40 Ways to Improve Your Lent
Everything Lent (Lots of links)
The Best Kind of Fasting
Getting Serious About Lent
Lent Overview

Meditations on the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ [Devotional]
On Lent… and Lourdes (Benedict XVI’s Angelus address)
Lentfor Newbies
Lent — 2008 — Come and Pray Each Day
Lent: Why the Christian Must Deny Himself

Lenten Workshop [lots of ideas for all]
Lent and Reality
Forty Days (of Lent) [Devotional/Reflections]
Pope Benedict takes his own advice, plans to go on retreat for Lent
GUIDE FOR LENT – What the Catholic Church Says
Messageof His Holiness Benedict XVI for Lent 2008

40 Days for Life: 2008 Campaigns [Lent Registration this week]
Vatican Web Site Focuses on Lent
Almsgiving [Lent]
Conversion Through Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving [Lent]

Lenten Stations — Stational Churches – visit each with us during Lent {Catholic
Caucus}

Something New for Lent: Part I — Holy Souls Saturdays
Reflections for Lent (February, March and April, 2007)
Lent 2007: The Love Letter Written by Pope Benedict
Pre-Lent through Easter Prayer and Reflections — 2007
Stations of the Cross [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]

For study and reflection during Lent – Mind, Heart, Soul [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]
Ash Wednesday and the Lenten Fast-Family observance Lenten season [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]
Pre-Lenten Days — Family activities-Shrove Tuesday (Mardi Gras)[Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]
40 Ways to Get the Most Out of Lent! [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]

Lenten Fasting or Feasting? [Catholic Caucus]
Pope’s Message for Lent-2007
THE TRUE NATURE OF FASTING (Catholic/Orthodox Caucus)
The Triduum and 40 Days
The Three Practices of Lent: Praying, Fasting. Almsgiving
Why We Need Lent

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI FOR LENT 2006
Lent a Time for Renewal, Says Benedict XVI
Why You Should Celebrate Lent
Getting the Most Out of Lent

Lent: A Time to Fast >From Media and Criticism Says President of Pontifical
Liturgical Institute

Give it up (making a Lenten sacrifice)
The History of Lent
The Holy Season of Lent — Fast and Abstinence
The Holy Season of Lent — The Stations of the Cross
Lent and Fasting

Mardi Gras’ Catholic Roots [Shrove Tuesday]
Kids and Holiness: Making Lent Meaningful to Children
Ash Wednesday
All About Lent

 

 


 


Ash Wednesday

 
2nd Week of Lent

4th Week of Lent


Holy Week

Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

Palm Sunday: The Feast of the Entrance of our Lord Jesus Christ into Jerusalem

Passion (Palm) Sunday
Pope Opens Holy Week With Palm Sunday Mass
Traditions Related to Palm Sunday

HOMILIES PREACHED BY FATHER ALTIER ON PALM SUNDAY FROM 2001-2005.
Palm Sunday (In Art)
Palm Sunday (Artistic Representations)
RELIGIOUS HISTORY: On Palm Sunday, the path to Golgotha
Annie’s “Palm Sunday” Page

 

HOMILIES PREACHED BY FATHER ALTIER ON HOLY THURSDAY IN 2004 AND 2005.
Paths to Rome: Washing of Feet on Holy Thursday

Washing of the Feet on Holy Thursday And More on Days of Abstinence
Reflections for Maundy Thursday: The Carrying of the Cross
Past Not Over (Why Passover is the most widely observed Jewish holiday.)
The Chrism Mass

Good Friday
Catholic Caucus: Daily Mass Readings, 04-10-09. Good Friday of the Lord’s
Passion (Service/not Mass)
Holy Week in the Maronite Church (Catholic/Orthodox Caucus)
Meditations for Holy Week [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]
Holy Week: Passion (Palm) Sunday through Holy Saturday [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]

About ,Catholic Marriage: Five Suggestions for Holy Week [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]
The Days of Holy Week [Ecumenical]
Family Activities, Projects and Devotions for Experiencing Holy Week [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]
[Why I Am Catholic]: Lent And Holy Week (A Primer) [Catholic Caucus]
As We Approach Holy Week
The Church Tells Us the Story of God
Holy Thursday Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Tuesday of Holy Week

Spy Wednesday (also Holy Wednesday of Holy Week)
Holy Week and the Priesthood
A week with the Lord [Reflections on Passion Sunday and Holy Week]
The history of Passiontide and Holy Week
The Week That Changed The World [EWTN Program: “No One Comes To the Father, But Through Me” Jn 14:6]

Why is this Week Called Holy? Take This Cup
Just In Time for Holy Week … Gay Jesus
Holy Week With the Pope … and Jesus
This Holy Week and the Rest of Your Life (Fr. Corapi on dour situation in the world)
Catholic Caucus: Holy Week and the Rest of Your Life
Holy Week is most important week of the year, Pope says

Tenebrae
Tenebrae
Now it begins… Now it all Begins: Holy Week
Spy Wednesday
Holy Week
Holy Week in the Catholic Tradition
Tenebrae
Tenebrae [Liturgy]

Holy Saturday and the Easter Vigil
Good Friday
Holy Thursday
Tenebræ
Holy Week and the Triduum
Passiontide and Holy Week

Why Do We Call it the Passion?
The Easter Triduum: Entering into the Paschal Mystery
Cardinal Arinze on How to Live Holy Week – Urges Spirit of Faith and Gratitude
We Will Relive the Passion, Death and Resurrection [Audience with Pope Benedict
XVI]

Holy Week Recovers Celebration of Penance (at St. Peter’s Basilica) – photos!
History of Holy Week (rooted in the 2nd century)
Holy Week Starts Today – Hosanna to the King of Kings!
The Meaning of Holy Week

 


 

 

Preparing for the Good Friday Liturgy [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]
A Fiery Sermon (Good Friday Sermon at Vatican and NYT interpretation)
Today, On Good Friday, Here’s Why I Remain Catholic
The Death of Jesus, An essay by Alphonsus Liguori
Good Friday Stations of the Cross at the Englewood, NJ Abortion Mill, Friday, April
2, 2010

Good Friday
The Sacred Triduum: Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter. The Mystery of Faith
Catholic Word of the Day: GOOD FRIDAY, 05-29-09
Pope warns of ‘a desert of godlessness’ in Good Friday address

This Friday Makes the Whole World Good
Why we call it ‘Good’ Friday
Good Friday
What Is Not True About the Good Friday Prayer for Jews (Errors in Understanding)
(Cardinal Murphy-O’Conner) Today Is the Feast Day for Those Who Suffer
Reflection: Why This Friday is So Good

The Seven Last Words of Christ
The Holiday Hallmark Can’t Handle
Good Friday Reproaches

Online Exclusive: Good Friday: A good day for faith, family and food
GOOD FRIDAY HOMILY 2002 PREACHED BY FATHER ALTIER.
Prostration and Vestments on Good Friday And More on the Precious Blood
Reflections for Good Friday: The Crucifixion and Death of Our Lord
Last Seven Words of Christ Are Full of “Spirit and Life”
Divine Mercy Novena Begins on Good Friday

The Drawing of Christ on the Cross [Images]”
Good Friday
The Three Crosses: The Bad Thief or the Cross Rejected
The Three Crosses: The Good Thief or the Cross Accepted
GOOD FRIDAY PRAYERS TO END ABORTION


Easter Sunday

Noli me tangere, by Giotto

The Dark before Dawn
Easter and the Holy Eucharist(Catholic/Orthodox Caucus)
Easter Day and Easter Season
THE EASTER LITURGY [Easter Vigil] (Anglican and Catholic Rites)
Holy Saturday and the Easter Vigil
Poles visit symbolic Christ’s Graves on Holy Saturday
Easter Vigil tonight

HOMILIES PREACHED BY FATHER ALTIER FOR EASTER VIGIL FROM 2002-2005
2 Paschal Candles; Lights On at Vigil And More on Washing of the Feet
RCIA and Holy Saturday

Being Catholic: Sacred Things, Crucifixes and Crosses
Being Catholic: Sacred Things, [New] Fire, Paschal Candle
Being Catholic: Sacred Things, Holy Oils
Being Catholic: Sacred Things, Incense
Being Catholic: Sacred Things, [Holy] Water

 


Divine Mercy Sunday

 

Divine Mercy Sunday


Divine Mercy for our Times
SOLEMN MASS AND CELEBRATION OF DIVINE MERCY – LIVE (2 1/2 hrs.)

The Mystery of Divine Mercy
Reflection: Divine Mercy Sunday
Tender Mercies: The Story of St. Faustina Kowalska and Divine Mercy Sunday
Divine Mercy: Yours for the Asking

A World Ablaze With Divine Mercy (Devotions Abound, Thanks Largely To the Laity)
Pope Benedict On Divine Mercy
Chaplet of Divine Mercy
Divine Mercy Sunday – message from Saint Faustina Kowalska and link to JPII
Feast of The Divine Mercy – April 23, 2006 – EWTN Program Listing

Apostles of Divine Mercy

Divine Mercy Devotion and Novena
THE DIVINE MERCY NOVENA BEGINS ON GOOD FRIDAY.
Praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet for Pro-Life Causes
Divine Mercy Sunday: A Call for Confidence

Divine Mercy Novena Begins on Good Friday
The Message of Divine Mercy
Chaplet of Divine Mercy
Divine Mercy
(Divine) Mercy Blossoms in Asia: American leaders are amazed by growth of Divine Mercy in Far East


 

 

You Tube Videos

Divine Mercy Novena – Day 1

Divine Mercy Novena – Day 2

Divine Mercy Novena – Day 3

Divine Mercy Novena – Day 4

Divine Mercy Novena – Day 5

Divine Mercy Novena – Day 6

Divine Mercy Novena – Day 7

Divine Mercy Novena – Day 8

Divine Mercy Novena – Day 9


 

The Divine Mercy Novena Begins on Good Friday

 

Novena

Chaplet

 

 

Divine Mercy for our Times
SOLEMN MASS AND CELEBRATION OF DIVINE MERCY – LIVE (2 1/2 hrs.)
The Mystery of Divine Mercy
Reflection: Divine Mercy Sunday

Tender Mercies: The Story of St. Faustina Kowalska and Divine Mercy Sunday

 

Divine Mercy: Yours for the Asking
A World Ablaze With Divine Mercy (Devotions Abound, Thanks Largely To the Laity)
Pope Benedict On Divine Mercy
Chaplet of Divine Mercy
Divine Mercy Sunday – message from Saint Faustina Kowalska and link to JPII

Feast of The Divine Mercy – April 23, 2006 – EWTN Program Listing
Apostles ,of Divine Mercy
Divine Mercy Devotion and Novena
THE DIVINE MERCY NOVENA BEGINS ON GOOD FRIDAY.
Praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet for Pro-Life Causes

Divine Mercy Sunday: A Call for Confidence
Divine Mercy Novena Begins on Good Friday
The Message of Divine Mercy
Chaplet of Divine Mercy
Divine Mercy
(Divine) Mercy Blossoms in Asia: American leaders are amazed by growth of Divine Mercy in Far East

 


 

You Tube Videos

Divine Mercy Novena – Day 1

Divine Mercy Novena – Day 2

Divine Mercy Novena – Day 3

Divine Mercy Novena – Day 4

Divine Mercy Novena – Day 5

Divine Mercy Novena – Day 6

Divine Mercy Novena – Day 7

Divine Mercy Novena – Day 8

Divine Mercy Novena – Day 9


 

The Divine Mercy Novena Begins on Good Friday

 

Novena

Chaplet

 

 


 

St. Vincent Ferrer – Sermon for the First Sunday of Lent [Ecumenical]
Pope describes ‘Lenten road’ that leads to renewal
St. Andrew of Crete, Great Canon of Repentance – Tuesday’s portion (Orthodox/Latin
Caucus)

The Great Canon of St. Andrew of Crete (Monday’s portion) [Orth/Cath Caucus]
Penance and Reparation: A Lenten Meditation(Catholic/Orthodox Caucus)
For Lent – Top 10 Bible Verses on Penance
Cana Sunday: Entrance into Great Lent
2011 Catechetical Homily on the opening of Holy and Great Lent

8 Ways to Pray During Lent [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]
Baptists, Lent, and the Reformation Rummage Sale
So What Shall We Do during These Forty Days of Lent? [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]
Lenten Traditions (Catholic Caucus)
Are You Scrupulous? A Lenten Homily by John Cardinal O’Connor

Blow the Trumpet! Call the Assembly! The Blessings of Fasting
Lenten Challenges
Lent and the Catholic Business Professional (Interview)
Temptations Correspond to Our Vulnerabilities: Biblical Reflection for 1st Sunday of Lent
A Lenten “Weight” Loss Program
On the Lenten Season

Lent 2010: Pierce Thou My Heart, Love Crucified [Catholic Caucus]
US seminarians begin Lenten pilgrimage to Rome’s ancient churches
Conversion “is going against the current” of an “illusory way of
life”[Pope Benedict XVI for Lent]

vanity] Hope you all make a good Lent [Catholic Caucus]

Lent — Easter 2010, Reflections, Prayer, Actions Day by Day
Stational Churches (Virtually visit one each day and pray)
40 Ways to Get the Most Out of Lent!
What to Give Up (for Lent)? The List

On the Spiritual Advantages of Fasting [Pope Clement XIII]
Christ’s  temptation and ours (Reflection for the First Sunday of Lent)

Pope Benedict XVI Message for Lent 2010 (Feb 15 = Ash Monday & Feb 17 = Ash
Wednesday)

Whatever ,happened to (Lenten) obligations? [Prayer, Fasting, Almsgiving]Archbishop John Vlazny
Vatican Presents Lenten Website: LENT 2009
A Scriptural Way of the Cross with Meditations by Saint Alphonsus Liguori (Lenten
Prayer/Devotional)

Prayer, Fasting and Mercy by St. Peter Chrysologus, Early Church Father [Catholic
Caucus]

History of Lent (Did the Church always have this time before Easter?)
Beginning of Lent
Lent (Catholic Encyclopedia – Caucus Thread)
At Lent, let us pray for the Pope (Muslim converts ask us to pray for the pope)
Daily Lenten Reflections 2009
LENTEN STATIONS [Stational Churches for Lent] (Catholic Caucus)

40 Days for Life campaign is now under way (February 25 – April 5]
This Lent, live as if Jesus Christ is indeed Lord of your life
Reconciliation, forgiveness, hope – and Lent
Intro to Fast and Abstinence 101

Lent: Why the Christian Must Deny Himself (with Scriptural references)
40 Ways to Improve Your Lent
Everything Lent (Lots of links)
The Best Kind of Fasting
Getting Serious About Lent
Lent Overview

Meditations on the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ [Devotional]
On Lent… and Lourdes (Benedict XVI’s Angelus address)
Lent for Newbies
Lent — 2008 — Come and Pray Each Day
Lent: Why the Christian Must Deny Himself

Lenten Workshop [lots of ideas for all]
Lent and Reality
Forty Days (of Lent) [Devotional/Reflections]
Pope Benedict takes his own advice, plans to go on retreat for Lent
GUIDE FOR LENT – What the Catholic Church Says
Message of His Holiness Benedict XVI for Lent 2008

40 Days for Life: 2008 Campaigns [Lent Registration this week]
Vatican Web Site Focuses on Lent
Almsgiving [Lent]
Conversion Through Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving [Lent]

Lenten Stations — Stational Churches – visit each with us during Lent {Catholic
Caucus}

Something New for Lent: Part I — Holy Souls Saturdays
Reflections for Lent (February, March and April, 2007)
Lent 2007: The Love Letter Written by Pope Benedict
Pre-Lent through Easter Prayer and Reflections — 2007
Stations of the Cross [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]

For study and reflection during Lent – Mind, Heart, Soul [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]
Ash Wednesday and the Lenten Fast-Family observance Lenten season [Catholic/Orthodox
Caucus]

Pre-Lenten Days — Family activities-Shrove Tuesday (Mardi Gras)[Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]
40 Ways to Get the Most Out of Lent! [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]

Lenten Fasting or Feasting? [Catholic Caucus]
Pope’s Message for Lent-2007
THE TRUE NATURE OF FASTING (Catholic/Orthodox Caucus)
The Triduum and 40 Days
The Three Practices of Lent: Praying, Fasting. Almsgiving
Why We Need Lent

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS BENEDICT XVI FOR LENT 2006
Lent a Time for Renewal, Says Benedict XVI
Why You Should Celebrate Lent
Getting the Most Out of Lent

Lent: A Time to Fast >From Media and Criticism Says President of Pontifical
Liturgical Institute

Give it up (making a Lenten sacrifice)
The History of Lent
The Holy Season of Lent — Fast and Abstinence
The Holy Season of Lent — The Stations of the Cross
Lent and Fasting

Mardi Gras’ Catholic Roots [Shrove Tuesday]
Kids and Holiness: Making Lent Meaningful to Children
Ash Wednesday
All About Lent

 

 


 

Ash Wednesday

 

 

 

 

4th Week of Lent
2nd Week of Lent

 


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Stations Of The Cross

Fast and Abstinence

Holy Father’s 2010 Lenten Message

Audio: Lenten Reflections 2010

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