Lenten Resources

Little Black Books for Lent
The always popular Little Black Books for Lent will be available in the Church vestibule the weekend of February 26 -27. Meditate with six-minute reflections based on the parables of Jesus, learn about Saints, and interesting information about journeying through Lent. Allow the Little Black Book to guide you into prayer and a deeper understanding of our faith.  We have a limited supply so please only take one per family. For We have a limited supply so please only take one per family. For those of you that prefer using an app on your phone or mobile device, the Little Books Companion is available and will give you access to the three seasonal books published each year.  The cost is $10/annually.

Stations of the Cross
We have three ways to participate in this special service:

    • Join us on Fridays in the Church during Lent as a priest or deacon leads us. The Stations of the Cross are celebrated in English at 6:00 pm and in Spanish and Portuguese at 7:30 pm.  
    • Watch our virtual Stations of the Cross on our Youtube channel.
    • Walk our outdoor stations which begin behind the Rectory and wind through the Church property.

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Rice Bowl 
CRS Rice Bowl is the Lenten program of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the official relief and development agency of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Through CRS Rice Bowl, faith communities in dioceses throughout the United States put their faith into action through prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. This year, we will have a limited number of cardboard rice bowls inside the church, but ask that you consider helping by making a donation online. Your Lenten almsgiving will help families in more than 100 countries get access to enough nutritious food not only to survive but to thrive. Whether in-person, online, or in spirit—our community can come together to pray, fast, and give through CRS Rice Bowl.

Ignatius House Retreats and Days of Reflection
Ignatius House Jesuit Retreat Center is a Catholic non-profit that offers retreats, days of reflection, and more on their property off of Riverside Dr. in Atlanta. This Lent, join them for a weekend or Holy Week Lenten retreat or Lenten Days of Reflection where you can spend time in prayer and reflection.

Best Lent Ever with Matthew Kelly
Beginning on Ash Wednesday and continuing through all forty days of Lent, you will receive a daily email with a short video to help you reconnect with yourself and your God.

There are also two books you can order:

  • The Generosity Habit -You’ll be challenged to think about and live out generosity in powerful new ways…and encouraged to meet the most generous version of you!
  • Difficult Teachings – Reflecting on the 40 most challenging teachings of Jesus will deepen your daily experience of God and challenge you to live the Gospel more fully. It’s impossible to face these teachings head-on and not grow closer to the best-version-of-you.

At The Foot of the Cross
A Lenten journey from Family Rosary to inspire prayer for your family through this Lenten Season. Includes free prayer resources each week, inspiring ebooks, a beautiful Lent calendar, recipes, and much more… you and your family can enjoy a joyful, yet simple, holy season.

At-Home Holy Week Kit for Families
The 2022 Holy Week Kit is a free, downloadable resource that guides your family through the traditions and significance of the days leading up to Easter in an easy-to-follow format. The document is designed (and theologically edited!) to complement the activities and services of the Church. Download now to bring the faith to life in your home – the domestic church!

Lent with Brother Francis
Kids learn and pray through Lent, including the Stations of the Cross and daily meditations.

Louie’s Lent
This hardcover children’s book encourages children to prepare for Lent and understand that it is not just sacrifices of candy or toys, but of ourselves that can please God.  kids will experience Matthew 9:13: “Go and learn what this means, I desire mercy, and not sacrifice.

St. Teresa of Avila’s Nine Grades of Prayer
Experience the real power of prayer in this video series with Matthew Leonard. Beginning on Ash Wednesday, dive into St. Teresa’s Nine Grades of Prayer and see how it changes your relationship with God.

Daily Lenten Apologetics Reflections from Catholic Answers
In this daily apologetics series you’ll learn:
How was Jesus a prophet?
What will happen to those who never hear of Jesus?
What is a miracle?
How can I join or help someone join the Catholic Church?
How did the Church begin?
What did the Early Church Fathers believe about the Eucharist?
And much, much, more…
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FORMED: Lenten Reflections with Dr. Tim Gray
Christ’s love for you is bursting forth. Embrace him and let his mercy pierce your heart during this Lenten season. Join us for a 40-day journey of welcoming his tender love, beginning with these short, daily videos from Scripture scholar Dr. Tim Gray. Live in Christ’s love and let him transform your life. Daily reflections are sent to your email each morning.