The following resources provide opportunities for learning about the Season of Lent. Most of these relate to the Passion and Death of Jesus Christ. Some take the form of Stations of the Cross, dread more
God’s mercy transforms human hearts; it enables us, through the experience of a faithful love, to become merciful in turn.
Pope Francis has asked that “the season of Lent in this Jubilee Year be lived more intensely as a privileged moment to celebrate and experience God’s mercy” (Misericordiae Vultus, 17). In his Message for Lent 2016, Pope Francis writes: “In an ever new miracle, divine mercy shines forth in our lives, inspiring each of us to love our neighbour and to devote ourselves to what the Church’s tradition calls the spiritual and corporal works of mercy. These works remind us that faith finds expression in concrete everyday actions meant to help our neighbours in body and spirit: by feeding, visiting, comforting and instructing them. On such things will we be judged.” Click here to read the Pope’s message for Lent.
Why not take a bot of time to reflect on Sunday’s Gospel? In the age of the world wide web and of 24/7 television news travels fast. From events in New Zealand with the awful slaying of oread more