FOLLOW US  Click to go to Facebook.  Click to go to Twitter.  Click to go to YouTube.   TEXT SIZE Click to make text small. Click for medium-sized text. Click to make text large.  

March 13

Lent 2018

Wednesday of the First Week of Lent

WYD 2016 - Pope Francis greets the crowd as he arrives to celebrate MassRead

Read Pope Francis’s 2019 Message for Lent


“…we could also say that there is only one real kind of poverty: not living as children of God and brothers and sisters of Christ.” (Pope Francis, Message for Lent, 2014)


Today is the sixth anniversary of Pope Francis’s election as Supreme Pontiff. Take time to pray for him and to thank God for the gift of his papacy. 


Having read the pope’s Message for Lent 2019, take time to journal about what struck you most about his message.  


By accepting this message, you will be leaving the website of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. This link is provided solely for the user's convenience. By providing this link, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops assumes no responsibility for, nor does it necessarily endorse, the website, its content, or sponsoring organizations.

cancel  continue