February 17, 2015

Thoughts: Inspiration & Insights for Your Lenten Journey – Presented by Endow

Lent is traditionally a time for prayer and penance  whether you feel called to pray more for priests or persecuted Christians or decide to “offer up” your fear of failure, these reflections will bless and sustain you as we journey together toward Calvary and ultimately Easter morning.For more Lent resources click hereFor more information about Endow click here
Pope Francis Reflects on the Witness of Christian Martyrs, Both Past and Present
by Emily Sullivan“Pick up your cross and follow me!” These words of our Lord are often invoked during this time of year to inspire the faithful to continue being generous and heroic in our Lenten observance. It is by being faithful in our little sacrifices and penances that we build up the necessary virtues and receptivity to grace to be able to make larger sacrifices out of love for Our Lord. To read the full article, click here.
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Offering Up Fear This Lent
by Emily EspinolaFear of failure. We’ve all been there; the struggle is real. The thought of leading something or being in charge can be a little daunting, so I’m here to hopefully relieve you of some of those fears when deciding whether or not to facilitate an Endow study. Why not “offer up” your fear this Lent as a little sacrifice for the Sacred Heart? To read the full article, click here.
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Praying for Priests: a Mission for the New Evangelization
by Kathleen Beckman
Reviewed by Eileen LovePraying for Priests: A Mission for the New Evangelization is Kathleen Beckman’s love song to the Church. Some books tell a story, some give instruction, others exhort, inspire, or edify. Kathleen’s book does all these and more.  Read the entire book review, click here.