Media Resources for Lent
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About the Podcast
In The Bible in a Year podcast, Fr. Mike Schmitz walks you through the entire Bible in 365 episodes, providing commentary, reflection, and prayer along the way.
Unlike any other Bible podcast, Ascension’s Bible in a Year podcast follows a reading plan inspired by The Great Adventure Bible Timeline, a ground-breaking approach to understanding salvation history developed by renowned Catholic Bible scholar Jeff Cavins. For each period in the timeline, Jeff will join Fr. Mike for a special episode that will help you understand the context of each reading.
With this podcast, you won’t just read the Bible in a year … you’ll finally understand how all the pieces of the Bible fit together to tell an amazing story that continues in your life today!
- Read the ENTIRE Bible
- Feel more confident about your understanding of Scripture
- Experience the transformative power of God’s Word in your daily life
- Start seeing the world through the lens of Scripture
Each 20-25 minute episode includes:
Two to three scripture readings
A reflection from Fr. Mike Schmitz
A guided prayer to help you hear God’s voice in his Word
The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children - parental discretion is advised.
Provided free to you from our parish. Take advantage of the Bible Studies, talks, and spiritual readings.
There will be a new type of prayer each day to build on the theme for the week. A few highlights:
- Prayers to grow in humility and obedience
- The Seven Sorrows Rosary
- Examinations of Conscience
- The Litany of St. Joseph
- New Hallow Music
- The Stations of the Cross
Dynamic Catholic: Best Lent Ever
Feed Your Soul with Prayer this Lent!
Nothing will transform your life so completely, absolutely, and forever like really learning how to pray. That’s why this year’s BEST LENT EVER journeys through Matthew Kelly’s latest book, I Heard God Laugh: A Practical Guide to Life’s Essential Daily Habit.
Beginning on Ash Wednesday and continuing through all forty days of Lent, you will receive a daily email with a short video to help you reconnect with yourself and your God.
If you choose to throw yourself into this experience, we promise you that you will be surprised by what God can do in your life with just an email, a short video and an open heart. So this year, don’t just sign up for BEST LENT EVER, have your best lent ever!
Vigil Project Lenten Music & Sacred Music
Lent Starts - Ash Wednesday, February 17th, 2021
Ash Wednesday & Good Friday are days of Fast and Abstinence. Fridays in Lent are a day of abstinence. No meat, one large meal, two small meals, no snacking.
Ash Wednesday Liturgies
- 7:00 AM
- during brief Liturgy of the Word
- 9:00 AM
- During Mass
- 5:00 PM
- During brief Liturgy of the Word
- 7:00 PM
- During a brief Liturgy of the Word
- 7:00 AM
Ashes will be distributed on the top of the head. The usual practice would be to repeat the formula — “Repent and believe in the Gospel” or “Remember that you are dust and to dust you shall return” — to each person as the ashes are sprinkled on the top of their head... Sprinkling ashes on the top of people’s heads, rather than marking foreheads with ashes, is the customary practice at the Vatican and in Italy.
The Light is on for You
- Confessions will be heard every Monday during Lent from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM.
- Confessions with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be heard on Thursdays 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM.
Stations of the Cross: 5:00 PM Every Friday in Lent
Daily Mass has long been a feature of the Lenten journey.
- Monday & Thursday @ 9:00 AM
- Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday @ 7:00 PM
Rice Bowl Fasting and Charity
Join in Catholic Relief Service’s annual program to raise awareness and to help alleviate hunger in the world. Rice Bowls are available in the narthex.
Knights of Columbus Fish Dinners
- Lenten Fish Dinners: February 19th - March 26th from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM