Archive for the ‘Lent’ Category
Spiritual Exercises for lent: Day 39
Start the Divine Mercy Novena today. It starts on Good Friday and finishes on the second Easter Sunday. Read more about Novena on http://www.ewtn.com/Devotionals/mercy/novena.htm and the Divine Mercy Sunday on https://www.ewtn.com/devotionals/mercy/feast.htm
Spiritual Exercises for lent: Day 37
Make an offering to God, be it a sacrifice or certain situation or event, something you can create or do, or even an inspiration. Remember that every word and deed counts for eternity.
Spiritual Exercises for lent: Day 36
Learn about the traditions of the Catholic Church for mayor feast days and solemnities like Christmas, Easter, Pentecost, Baptism, Confirmation, Holy Communion, celebration of Matrimony, etc.
Spiritual Exercises for lent: Day 35
Spiritual Exercises for lent: Day 33
Get rid of the bad habits, like using God’s name in vain (such a bad habit for so many Catholics) by replacing the Lord’s name (Jesus, God, etc.) with another word to avoid blasphemy that causes sin.
Spiritual Exercises for lent: Day 34
Introduce yourself to the lives of the saints i.e.three Shepherds of Fatima, Saint Padre Pio, St Bernadette, St Teresa of Lisieux, St Francis of Assisi, etc.
Spiritual Exercises for lent: Day 31
Organise a retreat or pilgrimage for this year. It may be a visit to a pilgrimage place, spoken or silent retreat. Retreat helps to refresh your spirit and pilgrimage helps to gain extra graces.
Spiritual Exercises for lent: Day 32
Record good things what happen to you day after day. Soon you will realise how fortunate and blessed you are!
Spiritual Exercises for Lent: Day 27
Pray for the Souls in Purgatory who have nobody to pray for them
Spiritual Exercises for Lent: Day 28
Pray for your deceased relatives and friends
Spiritual Exercises for Lent: Day 26
Today adore, praise, thank Jesus in the Eucharistic Adoration in the nearest church, after the Sunday Mass or even on-line any time anywhere in the world (website link to perpetual Eucharistic Adoration on http://www.navanparish.ie/chapel-live.html)
Spiritual Exercises for Lent: Day 25
We all have books on our shelves that we did not read. It is worth taking your time and reading at least one chapter.