Skip to comments.A guide (and quiz) for Holy Week (Catholic Caucus)
Posted on 04/18/2011 2:21:32 PM PDT by NYer
Here's the perfect resource to help you prepare for Holy Week. It's OSV's Guide to Holy Week, which includes information on traditions -- Easter egg coloring, baking sweet breads, making palm crosses -- as well as a quiz and this helpful list of 12 tips for making Holy Week more meaningful:
1. THINK PRAYER. If you have to work or go to school during Holy Week, think about how you can incorporate prayer breaks into each day.
2. MAKE AN ADDITIONAL SACRIFICE by fasting and abstaining from meat on Holy Thursday and Holy Saturday in addition to Good Friday.
3. DON'T WATCH TELEVISION from sundown on Holy Thursday until Easter morning.
4. GO to confession.
5. SET ASIDE 10 minutes every day to read Passion accounts in the Gospels.
6. Make it a point to FORGIVE someone on Good Friday.
7. PRAY the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary.
8. OFFER UP any pain or difficulties you experience during Holy Week and unite your sufferings with the pain of Christ.
9. PRAY the Stations of the Cross.
10. ATTEND all of the Triduum liturgies.
11. INVITE family members, friends and neighbors — especially people who have strayed from the church — to come to church with you.
12. VOLUNTEER to help decorate your parish on Holy Saturday for Easter.
Click HERE for the full Guide to Holy Week.
My Knights of Columbus Council garnered $1,500 for our Charity Fund making Palm Crosses this weekend. Saturday morning we will be making breakfast for 100 teenagers from our Youth Group participating in a 24 Hour Food Fast.
When is Lent over?
Hello Please do the Divine Mercy Novena Starting on Good Friday ending on Divine Mercy Sunday (follws Easter Sunday)
Jesus Spoke in the 1930’s to St Faustina the 1st Saint of the 21st Century and asked her to take down this Prayer he dictated to her!
Unrelated but of interest to other K of C members. Local area Muslims purchased a tract of property directly behind our K of C Hall on which they have now constructed the area's first single minaret mosque. Keep in mind, that stretch of road has LOTS of vacant property and no one actually knows why they chose that particular lot. Our major K of C summer fundraiser is the annual "pig roast". This should make for an interesting showdown as there are no plans to cancel it. Nor should there be, since we have been on that property and hosting that event for decades. The stretch of land on which the pig roast takes place, is directly between their mosque and our hall. Please keep us in your prayers!
Freeper Salvation has been posting daily Divine Mercy messages. Personally, I pray the Divine Mercy chaplet each day at 3 pm. This year we are especially blessed in that on Divine Mercy Sunday, Pope John Paul II will be beatified.
Thank you for the reminder to all who visit this thread!
Divine Mercy Novena 2010 - Easter Saturday: Day 9
Divine Mercy Novena 2010 - Easter Friday: Day 8
Divine Mercy Novena 2010 - Easter Thursday: Day 7
Divine Mercy Novena 2010 - Easter Wednesday: Day 6
Divine Mercy Novena 2010 - Easter Tuesday: Day 5
Divine Mercy Novena 2010 - Easter Monday: Day 4
Divine Mercy Novena 2010 - Easter Sunday: Day 3
Divine Mercy Novena 2010 - Holy Saturday: Day 2
Divine Mercy Novema 2010 - Good Friday: Day 1
The Divine Mercy Novena
An Abortionist Turns to Mercy (doctor who performed abortions now witness to Divine Mercy)
Tender Mercies, from Beginning to End [Divine Mercy]
I Am Love and Mercy Itself (Divine Mercy Is More Than One Day)
Divine Mercy Diary Exerpts - Online
Divine Mercy for our Times
SOLEMN MASS AND CELEBRATION OF DIVINE MERCY - LIVE (2 1/2 hrs.)
The Mystery of Divine Mercy
Reflection: Divine Mercy Sunday
Tender Mercies: The Story of St. Faustina Kowalska and Divine Mercy Sunday
Divine Mercy: Yours for the Asking
A World Ablaze With Divine Mercy (Devotions Abound, Thanks Largely To the Laity)
Pope Benedict On Divine Mercy
Chaplet of Divine Mercy
Divine Mercy Sunday - message from Saint Faustina Kowalska and link to JPII
Feast of The Divine Mercy - April 23, 2006 - EWTN Program Listing
Apostles of Divine Mercy
Divine Mercy Devotion and Novena
THE DIVINE MERCY NOVENA BEGINS ON GOOD FRIDAY.
Praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet for Pro-Life Causes
Divine Mercy Sunday: A Call for Confidence
Divine Mercy Novena Begins on Good Friday
The Message of Divine Mercy
Chaplet of Divine Mercy
(Divine) Mercy Blossoms in Asia: American leaders are amazed by growth of Divine Mercy in Far East
About Catholic Marriage: Five Suggestions for Holy Week [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]
The Days of Holy Week [Ecumenical]
Family Activities, Projects and Devotions for Experiencing Holy Week [Catholic/Orthodox Caucus]
[Why I Am Catholic]: Lent And Holy Week (A Primer) [Catholic Caucus]
As We Approach Holy Week
The Church Tells Us the Story of God
Holy Thursday Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper
Tuesday of Holy Week
Spy Wednesday (also Holy Wednesday of Holy Week)
Holy Week and the Priesthood
A week with the Lord [Reflections on Passion Sunday and Holy Week]
The history of Passiontide and Holy Week
The Week That Changed The World [EWTN Program: "No One Comes To the Father, But Through Me" Jn 14:6]
Why is this Week Called Holy? Take This Cup
Just In Time for Holy Week ... Gay Jesus
Holy Week With the Pope and Jesus
This Holy Week and the Rest of Your Life (Fr. Corapi on dour situation in the world)
Catholic Caucus: Holy Week and the Rest of Your Life
Holy Week is most important week of the year, Pope says
Now it begins Now it all Begins: Holy Week
Holy Week in the Catholic Tradition
Holy Saturday and the Easter Vigil
Holy Week and the Triduum
Passiontide and Holy Week
Why Do We Call it the Passion?
The Easter Triduum: Entering into the Paschal Mystery
Cardinal Arinze on How to Live Holy Week - Urges Spirit of Faith and Gratitude
We Will Relive the Passion, Death and Resurrection [Audience with Pope Benedict XVI]
Holy Week Recovers Celebration of Penance (at St. Peter's Basilica) - photos!
History of Holy Week (rooted in the 2nd century)
Holy Week Starts Today - Hosanna to the King of Kings!
The Meaning of Holy Week
a nice alternative to 24 Hour Fast Food.