Lenten Focus 2023

“To be understood as to understand,
To be loved as to love, For it is in giving that we receive. . .”
~ from The Prayer of Saint Francis

2 (1)
1 (1)

Lenten Resources for Each Week  ~ Recursos Cuaresmales por Cada Semana 


“The Mass is the most perfect form of prayer.” – Pope Paul VI 

“The Eucharist is the source and summit of the Christian life.” Pope John Paul II 

Bishop Barron on the Mass  

Bishop Barron the Presence of Christ in the Eucharist 

Kids’ Bulletin Activities for children 

Fun look at the Mass for young people  

Make a Mini-Mass Kit and help children explore the Mass 



Pray the Examen and hear God 

Guided Meditation for Lent 

Come to Adoration every Thursday, guide 

Meditation with theme of hunger and healing 

Little Litany for Lent 



“Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.” – Matthew 25:40 (NRSV) 

Catholic Relief Services (crs.org) 

Introduction to Operation Rice Bowl by Catholic Relief Services 

Meditation with theme of hunger and healing 

Stories of Mother Teresa 

Catholic Social Teaching for Youth 

Catholic Social Teaching in 2 Minutes 

Man who experienced homelessness in Portland helps others at Blanchet House  



The Bible is a Catholic Book  

Bible Basics for Catholics  

Catholic Bible Study: St. Luke   

Bible Story for kids- Jesus is Tempted in the Desert   

Bible Apps for kids    

Catholic Children’s Bible- Great for studying! 



Guided Examination of Conscience through Ascension Press  

Examination of Conscience with the Beatitudes  

The Seven Sacraments of the Catholic Church  

Going to Confession for adults with Fr. Mike Schmitz    

Going to confession for children  

For children: the Five Steps of Confession  



Bringing the Church Home   

Evangelization Tips from Bishop Barron  

Do’s and Don’t of Evangelization