LENT 2018: Prayer, Fasting & Almsgiving

Click for the 2018 PARISH LENTEN CALENDAR

Helping support our Diocese of Helena MISSION in Guatemala.
A gift of HOPE, a promise of PRESENCE.
Click for Information from Bishop Thomas about needs at our Mission

 Remember to pick up your 2018 RICE BOWL
available at Church entrances.  Take them home, place on your table and put something in them each day. Return them filled on Holy Thursday.
WEDNESDAY
soup and bread suppers with prayer and CRS reflections will also help support OPERATION RICE BOWL.  Bowls will be on each table for your gift.  
THANK YOU!

CLICK:  ABOUT 2018 CRS OPERATION RICE BOWL
+CLICK: STORIES OF HOPE FOR EACH WEEK OF LENT
(including a short video for each week)
+Click for FAMILY Lenten Activities
+Click for Lenten RECIPES


SUNDAY MASS, EACH SUNDAY OF LENT.
Lenten VESPERS each WEDNESDAY OF LENT at 6:00 pm
(Soup and Bread Supper follows).
Click for “description” of Lenten Vespers

Sunday and Daily Scripture Readings
Liturgy of Hours: MORNING, EVENING & NIGHT PRAYER

+Click for CHRISTIAN INITIATION-The RCIA+
Adults and children of catechetical age are chosen for Baptism at the Easter Vigil at the Rite of Election at our Cathedral Church on the First Sunday of Lent, February 18.  Click for Bishop Thomas INVITATION and other Information.
On the Third, Fourth and Fifth Sundays of Lent, those chosen for Baptism
celebrate the Scrutinies with the whole parish community
in preparation for their full initiation at the Easter Vigil.


Click for A PRAYER OF HOPE-a beautiful prayerful video reflection as you make the Lenten journey and as you prepare for the
Communal Penance Service THURSDAY MARCH 22, 2018-7:00pm
+Click here for Sacrament of Penance Schedule:
Personal and Communal
and for Preparation guides

This 2018 LENT, re-read LAUDATO SI
“Living our vocation to be protectors of God’s handiwork is essential to a life of virtue;
it is not an optional or secondary aspect of our Christian experience.” LS #217
+Click for the complete text of the Pope’s Encyclical
+Click to go to Blessed Trinity+Spirit of Christ “LAUDATO SI” page…
+Reflections on the Encyclical, Video presentations, etc.


Click for:
Reflection on Lenten Fasting
LENTEN Fast and Abstinence for Catholics+

SOME PRACTICAL WAYS TO APPROACH THE HOLY FAST

Click for the 2018 GREAT THREE DAYS OF EASTER Schedule
Holy Thursday + Good Friday + Easter Vigil/Easter Sunday


Click here to “COME AND SEE” how Catholics believe, celebrate
and live the Christian Faith
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HAVE YOU BEEN AWAY FROM THE CHURCH FOR A WHILE?
Would you like to consider a journey “home”
to your place at the Lord’s supper?
Click HERE for “a way home.”

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