LENT / Holy Week 2020 HOLY TRINITY PARISH FAITH COMMUNITIES OF OLQM, SACRED HEART AND HOLY FAMILY
Palm Sunday Weekend masses are listed here... Getting Palms from parish... The Parish will provide Palms to all parishioners after the 10:30 AM Mass at the church through a DRIVE-UP system. Follow the directions that will be set up... Remember! Keep your distance... 6 feet!
Welcome to our Lenten page for 2020 (Liturgical Year A) Lent ends on April 11 Check out this page for many suggestion/ideas for deepening your experience of Lent as a Catholic Christian here at Holy Trinity Parish. This page lists many parish events and local events as well as online reflection resources.
Parish and Regional Lenten activities
Bread for the World Prayer/Table Tent: Was available in the Feb 15/16 bulletin A “table tent” of a Lenten Prayer Card for an End to Hunger from the organization Bread for the World contains weekly prayers, readings and actions to help us observe Lent in 2020”. View a video on World Hunger presented by Rick Steves, travel advisor whose shows are on PBS WGBH
Pope Francis’s revised Holy Week Schedule... We will try to provide links to these events for those who wish to view the these lovely Holy Week celebrations... come back to visit.
Here is the updated schedule of papal liturgical ceremonies for Holy Week and Easter released by the Vatican (times listed are local to Roma)... please adjust your viewing times to Eastern Daily Time...
-- April 5, Palm Sunday, 11 a.m. -- April 9, Holy Thursday, Mass of the Lord's Supper 6 p.m. -- April 10, Good Friday, 6 p.m. liturgy of the Lord's passion. -- April 10, Way of the Cross, 9 p.m., in front of St. Peter's Basilica. -- April 11, Easter vigil Mass, 9 p.m. -- April 12, Easter morning Mass, 11 a.m. followed by the pope's blessing "urbi et orbi" (to the city and the world).
Lenten Practices and Reflections (many options on the web to enrich your Lenten experience)
Below are some more great possibilities for deepening your Lenten experience.
25 Great Things You Can Do for Lent - Besides giving up chocolate Great article from Busted Halo (Paulist Ministry) on Lenten practices that move us beyond the idea of just giving something up . Use this link to explore
How to Practice Lent (from Catholic Relief Services Rice Bowl web site) Great series of videos and reflections from a variety of Catholic leaders on Practicing Lent. Follow this link to reflectionson PRAYER, FASTING, SOLIDARITY, and GIVING.
Arts and Faith: Lent (from Loyola Press) "Enter into a visual prayer experience this Lent with Arts & Faith: Lent. Each week we’ll provide a video commentary about a work of art inspired by the Sunday Scriptures. Use these videos to take a new look at this season of spiritual renewal through the lens of sacred art." Interested? Follow this link to the site.
Praying Lent This Year - Online Ministry of Creighton University "...resources here to assist our entry into this wonderful season, from our preparing to begin Lent to our preparing to celebrate the holy three days following Lent." There are many, many resources here to help make your Lent spiritually productive Check this site for some great information