LENT 2014

A Lenten site for St. James Parish community. Brought to you by St. James Youth Ministries


What will Lent 2014 look like for you? How will you celebrate Lent within your family? We have put together some resources for everyone in the parish to enjoy. Please feel free to download the calendar path for all the opportunities we have here at St. James as well as explore some of the staff's favorite links. We will be adding more all through Lent so check back often.


St. James Lenten Path

St. James Lenten Prayer Guide

40+Ideas/40 days (plus Sundays)

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List of Activities going on at St. James for lent HERE or print the Lenten Path above.

Lenten Message from Pope Francis

Papal Message for Lent 2014

STAFF LINKS-some favorite links and videos from St. James Parish Staff to make the most of your Lent

Videos we like:  Lent in 2 Minutes   *   40    Reflections on Lent

Lenten Links:

USCCB 40 days calendar -pdf with an reflection for each day during Lent.

Busted Halo Calendar - another calendar for Lent. This one is short reflections and small ideas for real life.

CatholicMom Recipes for Lent -Meat free recipes for Lent. It can be hard to think past tuna casserole. CatholicMom has some ideas to get you beyond the tuna blahs!

Daily Text Message- Get a text message M-F with a short Gospel Reflection. Written by our own St James Youth Minister. Their not just for Lent!

St. James Facebook Page -Also not just for Lent but a great way to stay connected to the parish.

What Will You Take Up -American Magazine-Suggestions for action and reflection during Lent

40 Ways -another 40 suggestions for Lent.

Lenten Q and A - USCCB Questions And Answers About Lent And Lenten Practices