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The Seven Penitential Psalms and the Songs of the Suffering Servant from the Book of the Prophet Isaiah are traditionally used for meditation and prayer during Lent. At the page link above, you will find links to the text of the psalms and songs from the New American Bible, Revised Edition, along with audio versions and written reflections to encourage the practice of Lectio Divina or “divine reading,” a way of praying with Scripture that calls one to listen to, study, contemplate and thoughtfully assimilate God's Word.
The Stations of the Cross are traditionally prayed on the Fridays of Lent. Follow the link above for more information on this popular devotional practice, including prayers for the Stations of the Cross prayed by Blessed John Paul II on Good Friday 1991 and an audio version for download.
The Scriptural Way of the Cross was
first introduced by Saint Pope John Paul II. This unique version can be
used during this season of fasting, prayer and almsgiving. It features
reflections on global and national issues that we can all be praying
for. Please use this for your own personal reflection, or with your
parish, your school, your CCD class and friends.
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