The Divine Compassion Social Justice Board has compiled the following variety of spiritual resources for Lent 2021. Choose whatever opportunity may best help you to deepen our Lenten journey.
1. Daily Reflections from Pope Francis
Using the following link from Missio USA, sign up to receive free daily reflections from Pope Francis each day during Lent Prepare For Easter With Pope Francis | MISSIO
2. Interfaith Immigration Coalition (LCWR)
Once again, the Holy Days and Holidays Committee of the Interfaith Immigration Coalition is offering prayer resources for use during the Lenten Season.
This year’s series, Lenten Values: Springing into Action, invites participants to reflect on nine values that ground the work of immigration justice. Each prayer will feature a brief reflection on scripture, stories, and more.
3. Maryknoll Lenten Reflection Guide
The Lenten Reflection Guide for 2021 from the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns is available, its theme this year being Pope Francis' new encyclical, Fratelli Tutti ("Brothers and Sisters All"). Click here for the lenten_reflection_guide_2021_draft.4.pdf (maryknollogc.org)
4. Ignatian Solidarity Network
From Ash Wednesday through Easter Monday, join Ignatian Spirituality Network (ISN) and voices from the Jesuit and broader Catholic network as we seek to answer the question:
“How can we persevere in our work for justice with a steadfast spirit, rooted in love?”
Subscribe here for FREE daily reflections and join us as we seek to renew each day throughout Lent our commitment to care for both our fellow human beings and our common home.
5. Environmental Lent
Daily notices about Laudato Si – how to live more in solidarity with our Earth and each other through fasting and lifestyle changes. Embark on a journey of ecological conversion through Reflection, Repentance, and Renewal of our Earth Together. https://laudatosilent.org/
6. Lenten ZOOM series: Forged in a fiery Furnace: African American Spirituality
The Office of Peace, Justice, and Ecological Integrity of the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth invites you to our 2021 Lenten Series. Anyone is welcome to join. No need to register.
Just use the same ZOOM link below for each weekly session.
Meeting ID: 818 1569 9261 Passcode: 334661
7. Lenten Retreat with Dan Schutte
A daily retreat from Ash Wednesday till Palm Sunday. $100 per person
https://www.danschuttemusic.com/wordpressstore/lenten-retreat-individual/ for info & registration
8. Stations of the Cross from Immaculate Conception Seminary Seton Hall
Our 2021 Lenten video reflection series will guide you through spiritual reflection on the Stations of the Cross with themes relating to St. Joseph. The series will run Monday, March 1, through Friday, March 19, the feast of St. Joseph.
9. Franciscan Action Network, Weekly Lenten Video series
During this Lenten Season, we seek to delve deeper into our Franciscan Values and have created this video series to share. Each week, we will add a new video recording of a staff member or FAN friend focusing on one value statement and pairing it with a short prayer. We urge you to take a moment today and spend it in prayer rooted in one particular principle unique to our Franciscan spirituality.
10. Tuesdays with Thomas Merton
February 8th Tuesdays with Merton webinar (Tuesdays at 8:00pm EST) featured Dr. Christine Bochen speaking on “Created for Joy: Becoming Who We Are, Together.”
Also, if you have had to miss any of the previous TWM programs, you can watch them on the Tuesdays with Merton YouTube channel. Click here.