Listing of suppers, missions, presentations, stations of the cross and religious services in Archdiocesan parishes.
Events, Lenten tidbits, comments from readers and special features published in print and on line by the Catholic New World, newspaper of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Includes Lenten messages from Pope Benedict XVI and Cardinal Francis George, O.M.I., as well as additional resources for individuals and parishes alike.
Featuring Lenten reflections on YouTube by Fr. Claudio Díaz, Jr., Director of the Office for Hispanic Catholics:
In honor of the “Year of St. Paul,” parishes throughout the Archdiocese will offer opportunities to read and discuss the writings of St. Paul during the Lenten season. This link will take you to a list of all these offerings by vicariate.
Catholic belief and practices for the Season of Lent, including many resources for families and parishes, from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Review Lenten regulations on fasting and abstinence from the Office of Divine Worship.
Daily Lenten Scripture readings, prayer and Holy Week activities from the Catholic Campaign for Immigration Reform.
Donate to Operation Rice Bowl
Contact Adrienne Curry, Program Director, Catholic Relief Services and Justice Education, at 312-534-8367 or email@example.com to donate to Operation Rice Bowl. Your contribution goes toward international development projects sponsored by Catholic Relief Services.
A theatrical/prayer group, of Polish youth will dramatize the life and death of Jesus Christ during performances throughout Lent. Some performances will be in English and some in Polish. This link will take you to the complete performance schedule.
Spiritual reading and devotional books in English and Spanish that focus on Lent and the Easter Triduum and the celebration of the Sacred Liturgy.
Prepare for Easter with Lenten features, calendar, activities, readings and reflections updated daily from the Franciscans and St. Anthony Messenger Press.
Audio and print versions of the Stations of the Cross and the Stations of the Cross with Mary in English and Spanish from the Collaborative Ministry Office of Creighton University.